United States Department of Agriculture initiated charges under Federal law against grocery stores following an undercover investigation into an illegal scheme by management to fraudulently overbill the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [SNAP]. The client was facing evocation of license to accept Food Stamp benefits, which was approximately 70% of the store’s total revenue.
Result: Settlement. Minimal Fine. No interruption inability to accept Food Stamps.
Adjudicated by the United States Department of Agriculture – Administrative Division