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Lottery Winner Cut Off From State Food Assistance

LINCOLN PARK, MI – Within hours of me writing up a story about a woman in Michigan who won $1 million but was still using food assistance money given to her by the state, reports are that she has now been cut off by the state. What was initially being reported was that even though 24-year-old Amanda Clayton had won $1 million in the Michigan State Lottery, she was still taking and spending the $200 she gets from taxpayers to pay for food.
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Amanda Clayton: Michigan’s $735,000 Lottery Winner Charged With Welfare Fraud

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

A Lincoln Park, Michigan resident won the lottery and was later charged with welfare fraud for collecting food stamps and public health insurance even after winning a $735,000 jackpot. Amanda Clayton, 25, kept quiet during her brief... Read Post

Amanda Clayton: Michigan cuts off food aid for $1-million lottery winner (Victory!)

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Beware of too much good luck, warns a classic Greek myth – a lesson that a Michigan woman who won a $1-million state lottery jackpot has learned the hard way. Michigan’s Department of Human Services has cut off $200 a month in food ... Read Post

Public assistance pulled from lottery winner

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

A Michigan woman who won the lottery but continued to receive food assistance from the state government has had her benefits pulled, officials said. Amanda Clayton hit it big playing the Michigan Lottery. Like many winners, she used... Read Post


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