Baltimore man latest to be sentenced in food stamp trafficking cases


Baltimore man latest to be sentenced in food stamp trafficking cases
  1. Baltimore man latest to be sentenced in food stamp trafficking cases
    baltimoresun.com
    A Baltimore man was ordered Friday to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution for illegally trafficking in food stamps. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett also sentenced Mohammad Shafiq, 51, to almost four years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Shafiq's…
    Maryland (MD)

A Baltimore man was ordered Friday to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution for illegally trafficking in food stamps.

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett also sentenced Mohammad Shafiq, 51, to almost four years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.

Shafiq's sentencing was part of a series of prosecutions involving 14 Baltimore-area retailers who were indicted in August 2016 by a federal grand jury for food stamp and wire fraud.

The operators collectively obtained more than $16 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture by illegally trading food stamp benefits for cash, according to the indictment. Twelve of the fourteen charged defendants have pleaded guilty and two were…

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