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Fighting Fraud in Food Stamps with Laura Lindsey

“As a taxpayer, it’s very frustrating to know how much money is going out that isn’t needed. (…) They’re not holding people accountable.”

Laura Lindsey

Laura Lindsey has been a special investigator with the state of Kansas for the past 10 years. She’s seen it all: overpayments, lies, and the outright sale of benefits for just cents on the dollar. The latest scam she’s fighting is the blatant skimming and cloning of EBT cards, which directly steal benefits from the people who really need them most and leaves taxpayers stuck with the bill. Read more for the latest research and ideas on how to strengthen the food stamp program and crack down on fraud in the Farm Bill.

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