Police raided businesses in Chinatown and Quincy Thursday and charged more than 50 people in connection with alleged scams involving the electronic benefit transfer cards, a system meant to help poor people buy food. Boston police fanned out across Chinatown late Thursday morning and raided five businesses, including a bakery, a sandwich shop, and a seafood market. In Quincy, State Police arrested the owner of a small corner store who officials said had defrauded the government of more than $700,000.
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