State Accidentally Drops Woman From Food Stamps

04/03/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In late January, the Illinois Department of Human Services sent Susan Shaf a letter announcing that her monthly food stamp benefits were going down starting Monday. Instead of receiving $143 a month, she would get just $26.

"They're saying I never supplied them proof of my new place where I live. I faxed them a copy, I mailed them a copy," Shaf said. "I've tried to contact every single person in the world over there."

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