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Snap Disqualification Defense Attorneys

The most common charge and Snap Disqualification that our clients receive from the USDA are:

  1. Transactions ending in the same amount ie. $4.88, $10.88

  2. The Red Bull or Monster drink exchange from Sam’s Club

  3. Transactions occurring within a short time period

  4. Large transactions

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If you are a store owner that has been charged by the USDA with snap trafficking of benefits, your first instinct might be that it was your employee and not you. I would think the same way had I not defended hundreds of snap violation cases.

Snap violation Attorney:

As an attorney that deals with snap violations, I have seen employees selling ineligible items, majorly in eligible items, and sometimes even giving out cash in exchange for benefits. As a store owner, your job is to make sure that your employees are properly trained using the EBT machine in order to avoid suspension and or permanent disqualification.

Make sure to watch our videos on civil monetary penalties and snap violations. The Tips on the videos are given to people who have either been cited for violations and or people that simply want to protect themselves in the future.

CMP: A civil monetary penalty is sometimes your only option. Unfortunately, after the violations have already been carried out, your best option may be to pay a penalty and move forward, if the USDA allows this to happen.

6 month suspension: losing six months worth of EBT customers could be devastating. Sometimes proving a hardship to the community might be a great option.

Make sure to contact an attorney that deals with snap violations.

New York California Georgia Texas Pennsylvania Illinois New Jersey North Carolina and Florida, commonly see the most snap violations. The plane and simple reason is that they have the most stores. More stores and more people equal more transactions.

Snap Violations

An Intentional Program Violation (IPV) is any action taken by a client for the purpose of establishing or maintaining SNAP eligibility or for increasing or preventing a reduction in the benefit amount which is committed knowingly, willfully, and/or with deceitful intent…
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10-day Notice

At some point, the USDA started monitoring your business for SNAP Trafficking. Yes, it sounds very serious and accusatory, but that leads to the next problem. They noticed that some of your transactions were abnormal. A charge letter, pursuant to 7 C.F.R. §278.6(b)…
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Appeals

Appealing a decision by the USDA is of utmost importance when you receive a decision letter. Most of our clients depend on EBT for at least a significant portion of their gross revenues. The most common mistake that we see is when our client simply does not respond to the letter…
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Applications

At some point, the USDA started monitoring your business for SNAP Trafficking. Yes, it sounds very serious and accusatory, but that leads to the next problem. They noticed that some of your transactions were abnormal. A charge letter, pursuant to 7 C.F.R. §278.6(b)…
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