USDA Seeks to Crack Down on SNAP Fraud

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has unveiled a range of new tactics to crack down on the fraudulent use and trafficking of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.

The new actions include making "intent to sell" SNAP benefits — formerly known as food stamps — a violation of the program in an effort to deter sales via social media and other online venues. Retailers who violate the program's rules a

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