Friday, August 30, 2013

Three Muslim men arrested in Phoenix's largest EBT fraud scheme in history

ABC15
Kameel, Ameer and Faday 

From AZCentral.com, "Over $600,000 seized in Phoenix food-stamp fraud probe":
Kameel Sweiss, 51, and sons Ameer Sweis, 22, and Faday Sweis, 33, were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of illegally conducting an enterprise, fraudulent schemes and artifices, money laundering, unlawful use of food stamps and computer tampering, according to Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. 
Grisham said the investigation yielded the largest seizure related to food-stamp fraud in Arizona history. Sweiss owns K & S convenience store on 27th Avenue near Bethany Home Road, where the alleged scheme took place. His sons also work there. 
Grisham said the men overcharged food-stamp cards, and in some instances gave cash back to the cardholder in exchange for whatever value remained on the card. “People were essentially selling their cards to (the) store,” Grisham said.
Editor's note - as is typical in the mainstream media, the word "Muslim" or "foreigner," is not used in the entire report. What should be the headline of the story is not even mentioned. One has to guess from context.

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