What is Food Stamp Fraud? - Investigation & Punishment


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Food stamp fraud is punishable by _____.

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1. Select the person the did NOT commit food stamp fraud.

2. An agency investigating food stamp fraud may use all of the following investigation techniques:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions help you find out what you know about food stamp fraud. See if you can explain how this type of crime is investigated and punished.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review your knowledge of:

  • Common investigative techniques for investigating food stamp fraud
  • Examples of food stamp fraud
  • Possible punishments for food stamp fraud

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how people are punished for committing food stamp fraud
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how someone on food stamps receives their benefits
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different examples of food stamp fraud

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this type of criminal act by reading the lesson titled What is Food Stamp Fraud? - Investigation & Punishment. This lesson contains:

  • Agencies that monitor food stamp usage
  • How food stamp benefits are allocated
  • The purpose of food stamps