EDD Debit Card Fraud Regarding The Increase, 44 Arrested In Beverly Hills This Thirty Days

EDD Debit Card Fraud Regarding The Increase, 44 Arrested In Beverly Hills This Thirty Days

Worth of taken cards, services and products bought exceeds $2.5 million from Beverly Hills busts alone

By Evan Symon, 19, 2020 2:34 am september

This month alone and over $2.5 million reported to have been on stolen EDD debit cards throughout September, levels of Employment Development Department (EDD) unemployment fraud through debit cards reached new highs, with dozens of arrests occurring in Beverly Hills.

44 arrested fraudsters in Beverly Hills

44 individuals, mostly out-of-state non-residents, have now been arrested since September 3rd in Beverly Hills in accordance with a Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) news release. 129 taken EDD cards had been discovered throughout the busts with values to them approaching $2.5 million, along side very nearly $300,000 in money. The Beverly Hills cases join a growing sequence of current EDD fraudulence situations, including reported instances in Riverside, Fresno, along with other places over the state.

“Scammers are employing a complex profile of taken individual information that is identifying most likely acquired from nationwide and worldwide information breaches,” said the BHPD in a declaration. Continue reading “EDD Debit Card Fraud Regarding The Increase, 44 Arrested In Beverly Hills This Thirty Days”