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Debit Card Welfare Payments Could Cut Crime, Shows Study

In recent years more states have begun to move their public assistance programs over to Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems. The programs essentially provide assistance through debit cards rather than cash through traditional checks. These EBT initiatives have sparked plenty …

US Retail Giant Wal-Mart Admits Dependence On Food Stamps To Keep Margins Up

Wal-mart Stores, Inc. declared an interesting factor in their bottom line when they filed their Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. The world’s largest retailer officially admitted that certain changes in government assistance programs, especially the …

Nadya Suleman Charged With Fourth Count Of Welfare Fraud

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman is back in the headlines today. She’s now facing a new charge of welfare fraud, bringing the total number of charges against her to 4. The 38-year-old mother of 14 children, eight of whom are octuplets, has …

Nadya Suleman: Welfare Fraud Could Land Octomom in Prison for Five Years
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Nadya Suleman, better known as “Octomom,” is making headlines again, but this time it isn’t for eviction or for starring in a pornographic movie. The mom to 14 kids is being accused of welfare fraud. Suleman will appear before a …

Nadya “Octomom” Suleman Charged With Welfare Fraud By L.A. County Prosecutors
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Nadya Suleman, who became known as “Octomom” after she gave birth to eight kids, was charged Monday with 3 counts of welfare fraud after failing to report nearly $30,000 in earnings she collected from public assistance, authorities said. According to …

Nadya Suleman: ‘Octomom’ Charged With Welfare Fraud

Nadya Suleman, known also as the Octomom for having 8 babies conceived via IVF when she already couldn’t support her six existing children, has been charged with welfare fraud. Under investigation for months, she has been charged with defrauding the …

Nadya Suleman (Octomom) and Children Face Eviction
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Thirty-eight-year-old Octomum Nadya Suleman is no stranger to controversy. Suleman and her 14 children (10 boys and 4 girls) could be evicted from their house in Orange County, California, and just in time for Christmas. The house contains five bedrooms …

Florida’s Welfare Drug Test Program Costs the State Money
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The New York Times is reporting the recent Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to a drug test has actually cost the state $45,7870 since its inception in July, state documents are showing. The law was approved amidst the …