GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Food Stamp Fraud Statistics [Latest Report]

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"In 2019, the USDA reported a national food stamp fraud rate of 1.54%."

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"Approximately $30.9 million was identified in fraud-related losses during the 2018-2019 fiscal year involving food stamp transactions."

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"USDA’s undercover operations found 820 suspicious stores in FY 2018, resulting in 221 convictions."

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"In 2017, out of 130 SNAP fraud cases, 42 were at the retail level and 39 were household-level fraud."

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"In 2018, over 100 individuals were charged with a combined $2.8 million worth of food stamp fraud in the “Desert Cardinal” investigation."

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"In 2017, four Michigan retailers were found guilty of $1.2 million worth food stamp fraud."

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"In 2018, a Georgia store owner was found guilty of $3.4 million food stamp fraud."

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"In 2014, a Miami store owner was sentenced to 6 years in prison for a $2.2 million food stamp fraud scheme."

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"In 2015, a Mississippi fraud ring was charged with 23 counts, totaling $339,993 in food stamp fraud."

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"In 2018, nine individuals in Wisconsin were charged with over $54,000 in food stamp fraud."

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"In 2018, a Nevada couple pleaded guilty to a $3.1 million food stamp fraud scheme."

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"In 2015, South Dakota reported just nine cases of food stamp fraud by recipients."

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"In a Kansas City, Missouri, investigation in 2019, seven people were arrested for over $1 million in food stamp fraud."

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"In Connecticut, between 2017-2019, 134 arrests were made for $900,000 worth of food stamp fraud."

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