Buffalo, NY Daycare Owner Sentenced to 12 Months for Ripping off US Taxpayers

Frauds, Crooks and Criminals

Just before Christmas the US Justice Departmentannouncedthat Tariq Butt, 42, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of theft of government funds, was sentenced to serve 12 months in prison and was ordered to pay $305,000 in restitution to the US Department of Health and Human Resources.

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So what did Butt and his wife Halima Mohammed do?

They were the owners of two day care centers with the adorable names of Twinkle Stars Day Care Center and Candyland Daycare, both located in the City of Buffalo.

In only a little over 8 months they scammed us to the tune of $305,000 via a government program known as the Child Care and Development Block Grant program when they submitted “hundreds of false and fraudulent claims” for children who did not attend the daycare.

According to the Urban Institute,

“The Child Care and Development Block Grant is a federal and state…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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