Q) I want to know how in the he’ll did someone apply for benefits at your office for my daughter who lives with me in Detroit, Michigan? Someone who is already receiving benefits here in Michigan. Explain this. I am contacting the attorney general’s office and filing several complaints afterward contacting a lawyer.
A) How you Can Report S
If you suspect that someone else applied for benefits using your daughter’s information, you should immediately contact the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) agency in your state to report the issue. They can investigate the matter and take appropriate action to protect your daughter’s information and benefits.
It’s possible that someone may have obtained your daughter’s personal information, such as her name, date of birth, and social security number, and used it to apply for benefits fraudulently. This can happen if someone steals mail, accesses online accounts, or obtains information from other sources.
To protect your daughter’s personal information and prevent future fraud, you should take steps to secure her identity. This may include monitoring her credit reports, changing her passwords, and reporting any suspicious activity to the relevant authorities.
If your daughter has already received benefits that were fraudulently obtained, she may be required to repay them to the government. However, if she was not involved in the fraud and did not receive any benefits, she should not be held responsible for the fraudulent activity.
It’s important to act quickly and report any suspected fraud or identity theft to the appropriate authorities to protect your daughter’s identity and benefits.
If you see or hear about SNAP fraud, tell us. Help us protect your tax dollars.
FNS takes aggressive measures to fight all fraud. We appreciate the help of concerned citizens
Fraud reports of any kind may be filed with the USDA Office of Inspector General.