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Common scam draining bank accounts and SNAP benefits

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2024
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WATERBURY, Conn. (WFSB) - A common scam is draining bank accounts and costing families hundreds of dollars at a time. Families that rely on SNAP benefits are some of the most vulnerable. Some people depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for groceries throughout the month. Tonight, one family says hours after hundreds of dollars was deposited into their account it was stolen. “Food stamps go on at 1 in the morning, usually, and by 4 in the morning on the fourth, they are gone,” said Beatrice Muska, Waterbury. “My...

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