California's Middle Class Tax Refund: Thieves target debit cards

As more Middle Class Tax Refund debit cards hit mailboxes, some Californians have had money from their card drained of its funds before they've bee...

December 20, 2022
8:10 AM

As more Middle Class Tax Refund debit cards hit mailboxes, some Californians have had money from their card drained of its funds before they've been able to use it.Three consumers have reached out to KCRA 3 Investigates to report similar issues.One Northern California resident said she activated the card, set up a pin, and never used it, only to find out someone spent all of the money on her card at a TJ Maxx in Burbank, which is down in Southern California.Another Northern California resident said all of the money from his debit card was stolen and used in Southern California, and Micah Ledesma of Manteca said his hundreds of dollars from his mother's debit card was also used in Southern California, as well as New Jersey.

Brittany Johnson