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$1 Million Lottery Winner Also Wins Welfare Fraud Charges for Remaining on Food Stamps

Money may not buy happiness, but it just might buy you a whole heap of trouble.

One Michigan lotto winner discovered that firsthand after she was arraigned on two felony counts of welfare fraud.

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What the…?! Michigan Lottery Winner Remained on Food Stamps [VIDEO]

One would think that winning $1 million in a state lottery would automatically disqualify the recipient from getting food stamps. But one would be wrong.

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What the…? Millionaire Couple Busted for Receiving Welfare Benefits

Investigators and authorities have learned that a Seattle couple lived in a million-dollar home and traveled the world, all while collecting more than $135,000 in welfare benefits.

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Food Stamps: They’re NOT For Millionaires

We have a moral obligation to feed and clothe those among us who cannot do it for themselves.  I have no problem with offering help to those who need it.   But it makes my blood boil to see someone pay for their food with a Lone Star Card (Texas' application of the FDA 'food stamp' program) and then bust out a $50 or $100 bill and pay for smokes and beer

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