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Food Stamp Fraud

Congressman Urges Constituents To Spy On Food Stamp Users: Report

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not unusual for a Republican lawmaker to relate stories of poor people using food stamps to buy questionable items. It's less commo...

Arthur Delaney

Republicans Want To Require Photo ID For Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even though the previous Congress spent two years fighting over comprehensive food stamp legislation, some Republicans in the current Co...

Data Cast Doubts On Claims That Food Stamp Program Is Riddled With Waste, Fraud, Abuse

Pew's Stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Arthur Delaney

Americans Feel Strongly About How Poor People Should Spend Their Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More Americans are annoyed by the idea of food stamp recipients using their benefits to buy expensive food than their using them to buy ...

Arthur Delaney

How Food Stamp Resentment Feeds Crabby Conservatism

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Janina Riley noticed a woman muttering behind her in the checkout line as she paid for food at a Giant Eagle grocery store in Pittsburgh...

Government Taking Action Against Fraud

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Food stamp recipients are ripping off the government for millions of dollars by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash &nda...

U.S. Cracking Down On Food Stamp Fraud As Election Season Brings Criticism

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business

* USDA adds social media, data mining to enforcement tools * Official Warns against stricter eligibility rules By Lisa B...

USDA Cracks Down On Food Stamp Trafficking

AP | By LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- A criminal swindle of the nation's $64.7 billion food stamp program is playing out at small neighborhood stores around the co...