Death From Food Stamps

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  1. newcastlefan

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    [h=2]Amanda Clayton, who caused a stir by continuing to take food stamps after winning the state lottery's $1 million 'Make Me Rich!' game show, was found dead in her home of a possible drug overdose.[/h][​IMG]
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    • Amanda Clayton won lotto in 2011
    • Was charged with felony welfare fraud in July
    • Found dead in her home of possible overdose
    7:38PM EST September 29. 2012 - DETROIT -- Amanda Clayton, who caused a stir by continuing to take food stamps after winning the state lottery's $1 million Make Me Rich! game show, has died of a possible drug overdose, police said Saturday.
    Clayton was found dead by police at about 9 a.m. at a home in Ecorse, Ecorse police Sgt. Cornelius Herring said.
    No further details were released by police.
    Clayton was propelled into the spotlight after a local news outlet learned she had won the game show in September 2011 but continued to take welfare benefits. At the time, she said she was entitled to the payments because she still needed help.
    She was charged by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette with felony welfare fraud and was sentenced to nine months of probation in late July. She was also ordered to repay the roughly $5,500 in food and medical assistance she received after winning the windfall.
    State law requires that anyone with income changes on assistance programs report those changes within 10 days. Clayton was on food assistance from 2010 to 2012, and despite having a job for four months in 2011, she did not report the change to the state, even though it is unclear if that would have affected her eligibility for benefits
     
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    cocaine's a hell of a drug.
     
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    So society actually hit the lottery on this one.
     
  8. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Ecorse izznt Detroit...itzz kinda a "low rent" Detroit.
     
  9. Billy Brown

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    I remember that twat. She had the nerve to be interviewed by the local TV reporters and say that she would not stop collecting the food stamps.../

    Ponderous.
     
  10. Billy Brown

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    Just like Canton.
     
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    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    I live in Plymouth though...
     
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    Plymouth is not much better than Canton.

    Way to go.
     
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    whats mario talking about that you needed your stomach pumped?
     
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    I remember that cunt. :yes:



    [video=youtube;EWgmSSJ0pXo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWgmSSJ0pXo[/video]
     
  16. Billy Brown

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    He jelly because he does not have any interesting stories to tell.
    So he follows me around and saves my posts for some reason.
     
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    jesus billy. 4 days in icu? i thought i drank a bit too much.

    i hope you're ok. do you still drink a bit or smoke pot?

    all gods creatures need a buzz.
     
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    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    Really..?





    Dont you live in Troy..?






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  19. Billy Brown

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    I'm good now. Morio likes to bring it up because he thinks it makes me upset, or whatever.
     
  20. idiotbox

    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter.

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    she will still collect food stamps from the grave.