[U.S.] “FOOD STAMP FRAUD: Former head of South Dakota food stamp program ordered to pay $750k for helping states defraud the federal SNAP program”

“Take the case of Julie Osnes, once the head of South Dakota’s food stamp program. She’s been ordered by the federal government to repay more than $750,000 after she allegedly faked Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data in order to enrich herself.

As Breitbart News reported:

…Osnes, who used to run South Dakota’s food stamp program and now runs a South Dakota consulting firm, allegedly helped states falsify food stamp quality control data to obtain performance bonuses for her clients and for herself…

The Trump administration has begun to crack down on Osnes after ordering her consulting firm to repay $751,571 in fines to the federal government after she manipulated data so it would indicate lower error rates for some states’ SNAP programs between 2008 and 2013:


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