- Associated Press - Monday, July 4, 2016

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A third man has been indicted for operating a scheme at a Fargo neighborhood grocery store in which government food stamp benefits were illegally turned into cash.

Zedan Ali is charged in federal court with conspiracy and money laundering. Authorities say he and two other men defrauded the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program while operating at the Noor Al Huda store between March 2011 and March 2013.

Ali was arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina, in May.

Two other men have been sentenced in the case. Lamia Ali and Abass Amedi were ordered to serve unspecified periods of home confinement, perform community service and repay more than $365,000.

A trial date for Zedan Ali has not been set.

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