Food Stamp Fraud in general and in Arizona in particular is extremely common, albeit not this type, but it is quite ‘normal’ for a food stamp recipient to take their drug dealer or neighbor to the store and purchase food items on their EBT card for cash, and a rate of $2 or more in stamps for $1 in cash or drugs.
Update September 1: I just came across this handy information on how to report suspected food stamp fraud in your town!
When I saw the first reports around the country about this case that involved a SWAT team, I had to laugh because those reports all just said “three men with the same last name”—no photo, no name! Now, I see the story got wider coverage and there was no hesitancy by the likes of the Daily Caller to name names.
By the way, the perps are a father and two sons with the last name ‘Sweiss’. I looked around a little and see that they might be Jordanian. In any case, their passports have been confiscated.
From the Daily Caller:
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced the state’s largest undercover food stamp fraud bust and the arrests of three individuals involved on Thursday.
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