Darby store owner charged with food stamp fraud

    A store owner in Darby has been charged with food stamp fraud.

    Florence Kingsley, owner of Aunty Florence’s West African Food Market, is accused of exchanging food stamp benefits for cash, according to the indictment United States Attorney Zane David Memeger announced today.
    Kingsley, 59, is charged with defrauding the program of $296,000. In one case, she allegedly bought $200.23 in food stamp benefits and gave the food stamp recipient $120 in cash, pocketing the rest.

    If convicted, Kingsley faces up to five years in prison and $250,000 in fines, plus restitution and supervised release.

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