Widespread National Food Stamp Fraud Totals at Least $1 Billion, Could Be as High as $4.7 Billion

The food stamp program is riddled with problems.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

“For example, a store might give a person $50 in exchange for $100 in benefits – then pocket the difference,” GAO explains…

…The fraud, known as “retailer trafficking,” costs taxpayers at least $1 billion. However, the real cost could be “anywhere from $960 million to $4.7 billion,” the GAO adds.

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