Jacksonville police arrest 3 accused of EBT card trafficking
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville police arrested three people accused of electronic benefit transfer card trafficking.
Robert Graham, 38, Yolanda Oliver, 41, and Landon Williams, 26, are charged with racketeering and public assistance fraud.
The arrests this week capped a yearlong investigation by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office into the trafficking of EBT card SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits.
Investigators said the three were all associated with a company that was first called RNS Mobile Meats, which later became Sisters Mobile Meats.
According to the arrest warrant, the suspects would meet with people willing to sell their SNAP benefits near downtown Hemming Park, and the money would be deposited into the account of the business, then withdrawn by the suspects.
The small company collected thousands of dollars, equivalent to the size of a large grocery store, according to the arrest warrant.
Investigators said the revenue wasn't consistent with a small meat company.
A fourth person is still being sought, according to police.
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