Store owners, employees sentenced in $4M food stamp scheme

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Two Columbia men found out their fate in court on Thursday, after participating in a conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud.

According to a news release, 38-year-old Xavier Roedran Pinckney and 47-year-old George Andrew Williams, both of Columbia, were sentenced on Thursday in federal court in Columbia for participating in a Conspiracy to Commit Food Stamp Fraud, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.