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Resource ID: #25679
Subject: Food
Source: SHNS
Date: 02/20/2012; 02/21/2012; 02/29/2012; 03/08/2012; 08/15/2012; 12/27/2012



A Scripps Howard News Service investigation has found found dozens of individuals who have been banned as food stamp merchants yet nonetheless remained in business in communities across the country because of lax governmental oversight. Scripps later identified more flaws in the program's oversight: Convicted thieves and cheats are running food-stamp stores around the nation, even though federal law is supposed to prohibit them from doing so.

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