Gov't Taking New Steps To Combat Food Stamp Fraud

Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash - sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist - and then asking the government for replacement cards.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash — sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist — and then asking the government for replacement cards.
    05/24/2012 - 2:38 pm | View Link
  • Gov't taking new steps to combat food stamp fraud
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash — sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist — and then asking the government for replacement cards.
    05/24/2012 - 2:38 pm | View Link
  • Gov't taking new steps to combat food stamp fraud; illegally selling benefits cards costs taxpayers $750 million a year
    Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash - sometimes even in the open, on eBay or Craigslist - and then asking the government for replacement cards. The Agriculture ...
    05/24/2012 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • Gov't taking new steps to combat food stamp fraud
    The USDA is currently developing tougher sanctions and penalties for retailers engaging in food stamp fraud. It is also taking steps to make sure that people disqualified from the program for illegal activity are not able to use it again in other states.
    05/24/2012 - 2:57 am | View Link
  • Gov't taking new steps to combat food stamp fraud
    File - In this file photo taken Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, an Electronic benefit Transfer card, food stamp recipients use to purchase food, is seen at the Sacramento County Economic Development Department in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli ...
    05/24/2012 - 1:15 am | View Link
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