‘Operation Stampede’ is considered the largest food stamp fraud take-down in U.S. history, with 22 people charged and more than $13 million in fraudulent food-stamp transactions involved. Don’t kid yourselves folks – THIS is Obama’s legacy!
This Food Stamp scandal is simply the end result of government’s willful mismanagement, incompetence and unaccountably, which if course creates the perfect storm for both fraud and abuse.
The bust from Operation Stampede/Cash Hungry in Florida involved more than $13 million in fraudulent food-stamp transactions. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, state and federal law enforcement conducted a joint identity theft investigation involving obtaining SNAP EBT cards with the stolen identities.
The stores — mostly in Opa-locka Hialeah Flea Market — would ring up food, but the customer “rarely” left with anything. They would leave with cash, and the owner would pocket a cut. Ferrer said the scheme involved thousands of SNAP — Supplemental