Guilty in largest Georgia food stamp fraud

A middle Georgia man has pleaded guilty in what authorities said was the largest food stamp fraud investigation in state history.

The Macon Telegraph reports that Elbert Eugene Shinholster, the owner of Shinholster’s Grocery and Meat Market in Irwinton, pleaded guilty to charges against him in U.S. District Court on Monday. Authorities said the food stamp fraud and money laundering charges involved a $4.6 million scam.

 

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