The International District’s Seattle Chinese Herb & Grocery’s owner, Elsa Kwong, was sentenced on Dec. 12 for food stamp fraud, according to a report by KING 5. Kwong had pleaded guilty last March. Kwong was sentenced with three years on supervised release and will pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program […]
This week, KING 5 Investigators reported on incidences of food stamp fraud at Viet Wah Supermarket in the International District (ID).
Federal authorities and Seattle police have arrested three people and raided two grocery stores as part of what they describe as an undercover investigation into food stamp trafficking.