With ‘skimming’ on the rise, senator urges USDA to require updated technology for SNAP cards

By Justin Sullivan


The need for more secure EBT card technology is urgent, said Ashley Burnside, a senior policy analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy, a nonpartisan anti-poverty group.

“It’s people who are facing food insecurity who are bearing the brunt of the cost versus in other instances when funds are stolen, it is the bank that is burdening the cost,” she said.

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