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Wisconsin's FoodShare program a target of fraud

An investigation by the Journal Sentinel reveals that Wisconsin's food assistance program, FoodShare, is being abused by the same people who are supposed to benefit from the program. Last year, almost 2,000 recipients of the program's assistance "reported losing their Quest card six or more times." The investigation reveals that many FoodShare recipients sell their cards for cash, while others trade for drugs. The report suggests the fraudulent behavior is allowed to occur due to "lax rules and oversight."

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