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DCFS Investigations Lead to Arrests, Conviction for Assistance Fraud

November 04, 2011

11.4.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrest of four individuals in Webster, Caddo and East Baton Rouge parishes, along with an individual sentenced after pleading guilty. They are accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called Food Stamps, of more than $40,000 by failing to report household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits.

DCFS Investigation Leads to Assistance Fraud Arrests in St. Tammany Parish

October 24, 2011

10.24.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrest of two St. Tammany Parish residents. They are accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called Food Stamps, and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) of more than $44,000 by failing to report household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits.

DCFS Investigations Lead to Three Arrests for Assistance Fraud

September 30, 2011

09.30.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrests of three individuals in St. Tammany and Livingston Parishes. They are accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called Food Stamps, and other DCFS assistance programs of more than $42,000 by failing to report household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits.

UPDATE: DCFS Investigation Leads to Two More Arrests for Felony Theft of Food Assistance Benefits by former Livingston Parish Residents

September 19, 2011

09.19.11 - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced today that two more arrests have been made as a result of an investigation of fraud in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) in Livingston Parish bringing the total arrests to ten charged with theft of more than $66,000 in SNAP benefits.

DCFS Investigations Lead to Eight Arrests on Charges of Felony Theft for Nutrition Assistance Fraud

September 16, 2011

09.16.11 - A Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) investigation has resulted in the arrests of eight individuals in Livingston Parish accused of defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called Food Stamps) of nearly $56,000 by failing to report spouses and other household members and by providing falsified verification in order to obtain ineligible benefits.