May 9, 2024

Pike County Woman Arrested After Allegedly Falsely Receiving $69,000 in Snap Benefits

Morgan Howard

Source: Pike County SO
Source: Pike County SO

According to WLBT, a Pike County woman was arrested after a SNAP fraud investigation conducted by the Investigations Division of the Mississippi Department of Human Service.

A woman named Katrina Harris received $69,881.00 in SNAP benefits by not reporting household income and composition accurately to MDHS.

WLBT reports that based on the evidence obtained during the investigation, the case was referred to the Pike County District Attorney’s office.

An indictment was secured by the Pike County District Attorney’s office on March 5.

Harris later turned herself into MDHS and Pike County officials on Tuesday, March 26.

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