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Obama Express Owner Accused of Food Stamp Fraud

Posted By Daniel Greenfield On September 23, 2013 @ 10:31 am In The Point | 3 Comments

I guess it’s true what they say. Steal 2 million dollarsĀ  and you go to jail. Steal 6 trillion dollars and you get a second term.

On September 17, WBAL reported that nine retailers in Baltimore County had been arrested for illegally redeeming food stamps for cash and kicking back a portion to food stamp recipients. The retailers did not sell them any merchandise or food.

One of those indicted was one Abdullah Aljaradi who allegedly obtained $2 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cash from Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.

Abdullah Aljaradi, age 51, of Baltimore; Second Obama Express and D&M Deli and Grocery, 901 Harlem Avenue, Suite A and B, respectively. From October 2010 through July 2013, Aljaradi allegedly obtained more than $2 million in payments for food sales that never occurred.

He should have just called it a stimulus program.


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