More than two dozen Rockland food stamp recipients arrested, accused of defrauding system

The two-year investigation allegedly showed food stamp recipients using their government issued food stamp cards to illegally obtain cash.

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NYACK - More than two dozen Rockland food stamp recipients have been arrested, accused of defrauding the system out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The two-year investigation allegedly showed food stamp recipients using their government issued food stamp cards to illegally obtain cash.

Officials say the incidents, which allegedly occurred at the Nyack Food Mart, were captured on videotape.

Among those arrested was Larry Mulqueen, who was previously convicted of making threats to political figures on Facebook.

 Police also arrested the owners and clerks of the store and said more people may still be arrested.

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