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Harrisburg man sentenced to two years in prison for food voucher fraud

The owner of Asia Market traded cash for nearly $2 million in SNAP benefits.
Credit: WPMT

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Harrisburg man is facing two years in prison after exchanging nearly $2 million in SNAP fraud.

The United States Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday that 41-year-old owner of Asia Market Jimmy Tran traded cash for $1,843,534 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits.

Tran then redeemed the ill-gotten benefits, which he is now ordered to pay restitution for the amount of.

Officials say the scheme ran between January 2017 and August 2020.

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