EBT cards


Keller @ Large: Are There Food Deserts In Boston?

Government officials say wiping out “food deserts” is the key to easing the childhood obesity epidemic.


Boston police in one of the Chinatown stores targeted in the EBT raid Thursday.  (Photo by Mark Katic)

Boston Police Raid Chinatown Stores In EBT Card Crackdown

A Quincy store owner and 21 individuals have been charged in connection with EBT fraud.


(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Panel Targets Misuse Of Massachusetts Welfare Benefit Cards

A special commission is recommending new restrictions on the use of electronic benefit transfer cards by recipients of Massachusetts welfare benefits.


Ace Wholesale in Lynn was raided as part of an EBT card scam investigation.

EBT Card Scam Shut Down In Lynn

According to prosecutors, some Lynn stores did over half a million dollars in EBT fraud during the last 18 months alone.