USDA warns of scams targeting SNAP recipients

USDA warns of scams targeting SNAP recipients
SNAP (Source: Telemundo60)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is warning people about new scams targeting SNAP recipients.

The USDA says the scammers are using the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to steal people’s personal information. It has recently seen an increase in reported SNAP fraud attempts.

If you believe you are the victim of identity theft, contact your local police department to file a report.

Copyright 2020 WVIR. All rights reserved.