Only Seven Of 48 Charged In Meal Fraud Scheme Jailed

Published On: September 22nd, 20220.5 min readCategories: Covid-19, Featured, Latest Headlines, Local News, News

(Minneapolis, MN)  —  Only seven of the 48 people charged in the Feeding Our Future meal fraud scheme are behind bars.  Mekfira Hussein is one of those in custody and had booked a one-way flight to Ethiopia that was set to leave Tuesday night.  Prosecutors say she stole nearly seven-million dollars through her nonprofit under the sponsorship of Feeding Our Future in October 2020.  The complaint against her alleges she paid over 80-thousand dollars in kickbacks to a Feeding Our Future employee, who is also named as a defendant in the indictments but is no longer in the U.S.

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