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Friday, February 28, 2014


On Monday, Louisiana’s Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) stripped six citizens of their food stamp benefits because they took advantage of an October glitch with EBT cards to overspend their monthly allowance. DCFS added that 25 more people were going to be disqualified as well.

On October 11-12, in Springhill and Mansfield, Louisiana, cards indicated they had no spending limits, and more than 12,000 people took advantage to overspend. One woman had an EBT card with a balance of 49 cents but still had $700 worth of goods in her shopping cart.

DCFS is targeting 500 of those people whom they call the “most egregious transgressors.” Those people spent a combined $315,000 over their limits, in transactions ranging from $300 to $2,000.



Anonymous said...

that's not fair! why should they be punished for trying to live! the rich and the politicians take whatever they want! Why not the poor?

Anonymous said...

Because 9:55, they STOLE! Think about it you yahoo. They took advantage and got caught. We pay for food stamps. Good for you Louisiana.

Anonymous said...

9:55, liberal entitlement minded. So stealing is acceptable to you? So if I was to come to your house, break in and steal anything I can to pawn for money to eat, you would be ok with that? You are the problem! There is an investigation going on with a local female for food stamp fraud. Trust me, I will be gladly to post the name and case when this person is charged!

Anonymous said...

10:20 - about time some investigations came to fruition.....

Anonymous said...

Looks like somebody's gonna have to GET A JOB and EARN a living instead of scamming the system like acorn and shore up advocate and teach.

Anonymous said...

WHAT they stole is food from other people's mouths, and, in the end, from themselves.
You who knew that you were stealing from us all and now have to pay an actual price for it (thank you, Louisiana), spring is coming. Pull the plug on your television. Revisit Man's agrarian roots and put in a garden. Get your kids to work it with you and learn how to do it right. Raise some chickens and rabbits.
Trade and barter with your friends and neighbors instead of taking from them. Experience the concept of what you put in you get out and wean yourself and your next generations off the withered teat of Mother America.

Anonymous said...

9:55 AM:

Why not the middle class? Why not everybody?

And stupid people deserve to be astronauts and brain surgeons.

Anonymous said...

9:55 ha ha
It's only legal when politicians do it, not when poor people do it.