What they’re saying.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The director of the Feeding Our Future nonprofit and 47 other people were charged Tuesday in what federal prosecutors say was a “massive scheme” to defraud the government of more than $250 million meant to feed needy children during the pandemic. More
What they aren’t saying.
Now the official federal indictments of 47 people are in: 46 of them Somalis.
The Department of Justice announced today federal criminal charges against 47 defendants for their alleged roles in a $250 million fraud scheme that exploited a federally-funded child nutrition program during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A key element in the fraud was crying racism. Some politicians came forward to back them up. And there are questions as to what extent politicians, especially those catering to Somalis, helped enable it.
The accused Somalis donated to a variety of politicians, including Rep. Ilhan Omar, State Senator Omar Fateh, Shukri Olow, running for state representative, State Rep. Hodan Hassan, a Keith Ellison crony, and others. More