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Thieves drain millions off CalFresh and CalWORKs recipients’ cards, families wait and taxpayers pay

The first time it happened to Courtney Abrams, hardly anyone believed her. Someone had drained the more than $700 in cash aid and nearly $200 in food stamps from the electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card the 33-year-old single mother received from the state, just minutes after those monthly payments appeared in her account.  Abrams never got […]