Detroit Store Owner Pleads To $2 Million, Government IOU
A Detroit store owner has entered a guilty plea, for stealing nearly $2 million from a government food program, for mothers and children. According to the Associated Press, Haidar Aoun admits that he paid cash to people in exchange for more lucrative wipes of their electronic debit style cards. Aoun was subsequently paid by the government. With his guilty plea on Tuesday, Aoun faces 41 months to 51 months in prison, and owes the government nearly $2.3 million.