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SNAP Benefits Update: What to Do If Scammers Steal Your Food Stamps Payments
The United States Agriculture Department has earlier warned SNAP benefits payments recipients about various SNAP benefits scams reported in various states. Some states are even reporting hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen SNAP benefits.
Forbes reported that thieves are taking advantage of the wave of SNAP recipients during the pandemic, according to experts.
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a nonpartisan group, stated in its research that more than 41 million people benefit from Supplemental Nutrition Service Program in February 2022, as compared to beneficiaries pre-pandemic, which stands at 37 million.