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Providence Man Admits to False Use of a Social Security Number to Defraud Rhode Island Food Stamp, Medicaid Programs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Providence man today admitted to a federal court judge that he fraudulently used another individual’s Social Security number to defraud the Rhode Island Medicaid Managed Care Program of more than $39,000, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Program of more than $7,000, and also used the number to obtain a Rhode Island identification card, announced Acting United States Attorney Richard B. Myrus.


Action Details

  • Date:December 1, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Rhode Island
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions