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South Carolina Attorney General Targets Food Stamp Fraud

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s top prosecutor has set up a special unit to go after people accused of abusing the state’s food stamp program. Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office says it is the […]


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Former Atlanta Teacher Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison

Atlanta (WAOK) — Former Atlanta Public School Teacher Rashella Reed, 41, was sentenced on Wednesday to 14 years in prison for her role in the trafficking of over $8 million in governmental benefits by United […]


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Technical Glitch Knocks Out EBT Cards In Georgia And Nine Other States

MIAMI (AP)— Millions of food stamp recipients in 10 states were unable to use their debit cards for about six hours Friday after an outage at JPMorgan Chase. Bank spokesman Mike Fusco apologized for the […]


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A Change Is Happening For Food Stamp Recipients

ATLANTA (WAOK)-SNAP recipients will soon experience a change in the timing of their monthly benefit. Starting in September, the State will move to a 19-day distribution cycle instead of the 10-day cycle used in the […]