Ethiopian store owner sentenced to federal prison for food stamps scheme

A former DeKalb County convenience store owner convicted of trafficking food stamps has been sentenced to federal prison, authorities said Monday.


Tessema Lulseged, 49, of Decatur, has been sentenced to four years and three months in federal prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, U.S. Attorney Horn said in a statement.


He was also ordered to pay more than $5.9 million in restitution

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