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10 Arrested In Ore. Food Stamp Fraud Probe

AP | March 26, 2013 6:16 a.m. | Updated: March 26, 2013 7:20 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

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Ten people have been arrested in a food stamp fraud investigation in Salem, Ore.

The investigation concerned whether customers at a produce store were exchanging food benefits for cash.

Police arrested 22-year-old Holver Paniagua-Millan after a search warrant was served March 7 at Pantiaguas Produce. Five other people were arrested the same day.

Another four people have been arrested since then.

Police say Paniagua-Millan worked at the store. He was arrested for investigation of racketeering, computer fraud, food stamp fraud and identity theft.


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