New York: 4 Muslims charged in yet another food stamp fraud

They pocketed more than $300,000. But it’s a billion dollar business.

via 4 Hudson men charged with food stamp fraud at D&D Deli & Grocery – Columbia-Greene Media. h/t Refugee Resettlement Watch.

Four Hudson men were arrested and charged Monday morning with using food stamps to generate revenue at D&D Deli & Grocery, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Northern District of New York.

Deli owner Mofaddal M. Murshed, 36, as well as Ahmed A. Algahaim, 54; Faisal Q. Morshed, 34, and Ibrahim Q. Morshed, 24, employees of the deli, located at the intersection of Fifth Street and Long Alley, were arraigned Monday by Magistrate Judge Randolph F. Treece and charged with conspiring to commit Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) fraud, according to U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian in the release.

If convicted, the defendants face up to five years in prison. They could also be ordered to forfeit the proceeds of the offense and pay a fine of up to $20,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. A trial date was set for Feb. 24.

Monday’s arrests follow a raid at the same deli back in April by the Columbia County Welfare Fraud Task Force, in which a search warrant was executed following a lengthy investigation.

Calls to the U.S. Attorney’s Office of Northern District of New York in Albany were not immediately returned due to the holiday.

Monday’s arrests follow an investigation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Secret Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey C. Coffman.

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Four grocery store employees face federal charges for collecting more than $300,000 in profits from a food stamp scheme.

5 Responses

  1. ship these mf’s back to the desert and the camel they rode in on; along with Obama; that would certainly solve a lot of wasteful spending

  2. They should be immediately deported together with their families,NO MORE IMMIGRATION FROM MUSLIM COUNTRIES, THE SCUM OF EARTH! Another alternative is deposit them as special guests in the White House, I am sure they can serve them halal food.

  3. They won’t get prison time, that would be racist!

  4. What about their preschoolers prostitute ring? Is it still running? And the rape gangs? Can you still get dugs there? Where will all their welfare checks be going for their 20 identities? If there is no support, can we send the immense families back?

  5. They need young enterprising men back in the ME besides they know how to deal with them in places like GAZA. Here they’ll just give them a slap on their hands since sending them to jail might mean the State supporting 30people. Deport all them with a lifetime ban from entering the Country.

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