Bills that would allow on-site sales for breweries and reform the state’s civil asset forfeiture system survived in the Mississippi Legislature.Read More →
Texas issues food stamps to households with illegal immigrants, but the state cannot say how much or how many. Nationally, a new report charges that families housing illegals get preferential treatment.Read More →
A welfare reform bill, a civil asset forfeiture bill and others survived another deadline in the Mississippi Legislature as the session winds down.Read More →
The OIG also established a fraud reporting hotline and web-based portal. Through 2015, the agency has received more than 13,000 complaints about program abuses.Read More →
Mississippi could have work requirements and improved verification if a new welfare reform bill passes in the Mississippi Legislature.Read More →
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Two women sentenced in $365,00 food stamp fraud,” written by Forum News Service and published by The Grand Forks Herald on December 4, 2015.
FARGO — Two Fargo residents were sentenced in federal court Thursday in a $365,000 food stamps fraud case, U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers said in a statement.
Lamia Ali, 48, and Abass Hassan Amedi, 51, were ordered to pay the money back, serve a period of home confinement, do community service, and pay $100.Read More →