In March of 2013 three market owners who live in Dearborn, MI were arrested in a federal food stamp fraud investigation. The owners allegedly redeemed U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, or Michigan’s “Bridge Card” program, benefits for cash and allowed food stamps to be exchanged for items like tobacco, liquor, clothing, household appliances and furnishings, which are against federal rules.
Watch this YouTube video of news coverage alleging the minimart abuse of the Michigan welfare “Bridge Card” program.
What steps, if any should the U.S. Government take to stop this type of activity? This incident allegedly occurred of three years ago; research what steps the Government, if any, has taken to ensure future incidences of this nature do not occur and post your findings.
Submit your findings in 2-3 paragraphs (no formatting is required)