MINNEAPOLIS – A 50th person is now charged in U.S. Attorney’s Office charged in.
Investigators say Abduljabar Hussein, 42, worked with his wife, 38-year-old Mekfira Hussein, to lie about serving millions of meals to children through nonprofits in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis and Fridley.
Prosecutors say the Shakopee couple took nearly $9 million in taxpayer money to buy luxury cars and pay off their mortgage.
Their charges are connected to the investigation into, a nonprofit accused of stealing $250 million meant to feed low-income kids during the pandemic.
Source: CBS Minnesota