White couple gets $176,000 in welfare benefits, lived on $1.2 million yacht

Colin and Andrea Chisholm
Colin and Andrea Chisholm

Colin and Andrea Chisholm are a white Florida couple who live in a mobile home and collect welfare benefits.

The only problem with this scenario is that the mobile home is a $1.2 million yacht and the benefits collected tally $176,000.

The couple has been fraudulently receiving welfare benefits from Minnesota to Florida and living a life of nobility. In fact, according to authorities, they demanded to be called “Lord and Lady Chisholm,” raised fancy dogs, and used more than $60,000 in public assistance money on massages. The Chisholms are facing 20 years in prison, but may have fled the United States.

Living in Yacht on Food Stamps




Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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