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The “Fraud Fighters” Who Protect Food Stamps and Taxpayers

“There are a lot of needy people who need help. We’re looking for the greedy people who are stealing from the needy.”

welfare fraud investigator Dawn Royal

The Food Stamp program can have a life-changing impact for the people who need it most, but fraud and greed are very real threats that stand in the way. Thankfully, the enrollees, the taxpayers, and the lawmakers in charge have a hardworking ally in Dawn Royal, a certified welfare fraud investigator in Wyoming. Royal says that taxpayers and lawmakers deserve to know the real scope of fraud and abuse, which is higher than the widely reported numbers. 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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