In episode 298 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts by Semantic Mastery, one viewer asked if breadcrumb schema helps in ranking a money site.
The exact question was:
Repost from last week: 3) Should we include breadcrumbs in the pages of the money site? is the breadcrumb schema helps ranking? 4) Can we use breadcrumbs schema without having actual breadcrumbs in the pages?