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Over $3,000 stolen from a Social Security debit card account

WHEATFIELD – A 103rd Street man contacted Niagara County sheriff’s deputies on Monday after he learned that $3,300 was taken from a debit card account.

The victim said his Social Security money is deposited in this account on a monthly basis.

A statement provided by the bank showed that there had been two transactions in India initiating the charges on March 9.

The account was closed and is under investigation by Social Security, and was turned over to the Niagara County Criminal Investigation Bureau.