Newark Store Owner Sentenced To Prison For His Role In Scheme Defraud Federal Nutrition Program

Martin Martinez (Photo courtesy of the NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – A former grocery store owner was sentenced to prison today for his role in a scheme to steal more than $1 million from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program using fraudulent vouchers issued by clerks for the Newark WIC program, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.