The total restitution owed by the disqualified individuals is $31,901.
Guam – Dozens of people have been disqualified from the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program also known as the food stamp program.
According to a release from the Department of Public Health and Social Services, 41 individuals were disqualified from the food stamp program while 1 individual was disqualified from the TANF or temporary assistance for needy families program.
The total amount of restitution owed by the disqualified individuals is $31,901.
According to public health, 35 people were disqualified for trafficking or purchasing non-food items with their EBT card and 7 were disqualified for failing to report timely employment.
The punishment is 12 months disqualification for first time violators, 24 months for second time violators and permanent disqualification for the third violation. You can read the full release by clicking on the file below.