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how can you tell if people are using their foodstamps?

honestly. its just a card that you swipe like a debit card (at least in my state it is)

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:37 PM on Aug. 18, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Why do you want to know?
    ranedare

    Answer by ranedare at 3:40 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • I always wondered this to, because I see questions on here that say something like "A lady in line was using her food stamps in front of me today and she bought steak, crab, chips and candy" I honestly wouldn't have a clue what somebody was paying with, because I'm not all up into somebody elses transactions!
    theutilitarian

    Answer by theutilitarian at 3:40 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • in my state the card has a certain picture on it so if u know what it looks like,you'll know
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:42 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • they have a card that looks like an american flag on it.
    and if they have an overload in the cart lol
    but definitely an american flag on the card. my parents have a food stamp card.
    kittenripmaygo

    Answer by kittenripmaygo at 3:43 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • yeah,u'd have to be looking at their card or listening.
    ranedare

    Answer by ranedare at 3:44 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • the only time I saw it and was aware was when a lady asked at the gas station cashier if they took stamps. She was buying candy bars, soda, and chips
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:46 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • I dunno I was never really worried about it....
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 4:55 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • in june they stopped giving out the paper stamps and now everyone gets a card. some places have really distinctive cards that say EBT in black letters and some others (like my state) it looks like a debit card.

    you can also get other government benefits sent to these cards like VA payments, SSI, child support
    that_one_chick

    Answer by that_one_chick at 5:26 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • The ones in my state are green and say ACCESS across it
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:56 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

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