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Yakima Food Stamps Fraud Case Finally Moves Ahead

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Five suspects in a 2011 fraud case is finally proceeding in Yakima. Five suspects in a 2011 fraud case is finally proceeding in Yakima.

YAKIMA, WA - Five suspects in a 2011 fraud case is finally proceeding in Yakima.

The Department of Social and Health Services ran an extensive investigation on "La Bodega Yakimex Paperwork," looking for illegal EBT operations.

According to court documents, Kevin Jenkins, Christine George, Michael White, Martel Morfin and Julian Armas sold their food stamp benefits to store employees and got some cash in return.

They're facing trafficking charges.

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