Food stamp fraud is reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Office of the Inspector General by telephone, mail, or email. Fraud can also be reported to your state's food stamp office.
The telephone numbers, mailing address and email address can be found on the USDA's website as well as on literature distributed by the agency.
Either make a telephone call to the Inspector General's office, write a letter, or compose and send an email.
Keep and eye out for and continue to report possible food stamp fraud.
To report Social Security fraud, an individual must contact the Social Security Administration's Office of the Inspector General, fill out a fraud allegation and provide details about the potential suspect or victim, notes the official website of the Office of the Inspector General. Individuals reporting fraud may remain anonymous.Full Answer >
Lost or stolen food stamp cards in Louisiana require a call to a customer service center. Food stamp cards in Louisiana are run by the Electronic Benefit Transfer system under the name Louisiana Purchase Card.Full Answer >
The first food stamp program started on May 16, 1939. The program was implemented due to widespread unemployment and food surpluses. People on government relief programs could purchase orange stamps in an amount equivalent to their normal food costs.Full Answer >
To check your food stamp status, call the EBT customer service line for your state, or visit your state's EBT website. Each state's EBT customer service number and website is listed on the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service website.Full Answer >