Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-11-24 13:49:18 –
Las Vegas (KLAS) — A 34-year-old Michigan man was sentenced to four to ten years in prison on Tuesday for food stamp fraud.
Eustachian tube birdies were also ordered to pay $ 633,583.19 in compensation for the proceedings, according to a statement from Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford.
According to the incident information, Birdie used the personal identification information of a number of individuals to steal state and federal supplemental nutrition support programs (SNAPs) and Medicaid benefits. The crime occurred between August 2016 and May 2019.
Birdie has committed multiple felony charges, Ford’s office said.
“Mr. Birdie’s decision should remind people trying to deceive our social services network that the consequences will come,” Ford said. “I’m glad to see justice happening in this case, and I would like to emphasize that my office will continue to pursue similar cases that come before us.”
Judge Michelle Levitt of the Eighth Jurisdiction Court sentenced
The investigation into this case was conducted jointly by the Investigation Department of the Attorney General’s Office in Nevada, in collaboration with welfare and support services, investigation and recovery. The Attorney General’s Criminal Charge Division has charged the case.