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Bridgeport grocer accused of food stamp fraud

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport grocer has been charged with buying food stamps from customers and using the money to buy bulk merchandise. Aslam Khawaja tells the Connecticut Post he was trying to help poor people in the community. He was charged Wednesday with larceny by defrauding a public community, a felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Authorities say that from March through...

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