Retailer important reminder: only accept SNAP benefits for allowable items.
On Aug. 13, 2021, FNS awarded approximately $2.5 million in SNAP Fraud Framework Implementation Grants to support state agency efforts to improve and expand recipient fraud prevention, detection, and investigation efforts using the procedures, ideas and practices outlined in the SNAP Fraud Framework.
This collection is a revision of a currently approved collection to provide FNS and WIC state agencies with an ongoing/annual data set that can be used to assess state agencies' compliance with WIC vendor management requirements and estimate state agencies' progress in eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse.
Retailer Important Reminder:
SNAP customers must use their SNAP EBT benefits to buy SNAP eligible foods or drinks.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a revision of a currently approved collection codified in Food and Nutrition Service regulations.
States have long served as incubators for testing strategies to help prevent program fraud. Based on an FNS partnership with 10 states, the SNAP Fraud Framework combines innovations in the use of analytics with concepts and practices from industry in order to more effectively detect potential fraud and improve administration and oversight.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service invites the general public and other public agencies to comment on this proposed information collection. This is a new collection for the purpose of learning about the types of SNAP related fraud activity observed by large retailers and the methods they use to prevent fraud and minimize their losses.