Clerk at Baja’s Supermarket taken into custody for WIC fraud

handcuffs From the Mt. Pleasant Police Department-On Thursday August 25th the Mount Pleasant Police Department in conjunction with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Office of the Inspector General took into custody Narinder Singh a clerk at Baja’s Supermarket, 2145 Mead Street, for WIC fraud.

An investigation by the WIC compliance inspector revealed Singh had been defrauding the WIC benefit program by exchanging money and other unapproved items for WIC benefits.

WIC, is a nutrition program for women, infants and children, allows pregnant women and new mothers to buy healthy foods and formula for their children.

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue Office of Criminal Investigation Alcohol & Tobacco Enforcement also assisted in the investigation.

Singh was transported the Racine County Jail and the follow charges were referred to the District Attorney office:
4 counts: WIC- Providing cash for Drafts 253.06(4) (a)2

“Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Mt. Pleasant Police Department at 884-0454 option #4 or Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, via e-mail through the website, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) and typing in TIP417 with your text message.”