Welfare Fraud Goes High Tech

November 5, 2013 @ No Comments

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As leftists continue to bemoan the modest reduction in welfare payments made to struggling Americans, a recent report proves how rampant fraud has become within the bloated world of government entitlements.

Local media in Sacramento, Calif., uncovered a scheme to sell food stamps online, using social media sites and classified listings on Craigslist.

Caught on camera by reporters, one suspected fraudster conceded, “Everyone said I was crazy, but I thought they’d say, ‘That’s freaking brilliant, man.’”

Another subject explained he would sell his electronic benefits card — containing a balance of $116 — for $60 online.

These people are criminals who apparently feel comfortable describing their crimes on camera. This widespread disregard for the law amounts to an estimated $750 million in welfare fraud each year in the U.S.

Read More at Western Journalism . By B. Christopher Agee.



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