(FinancialHealth) – While millions of Americans are wondering if a new stimulus bill will pass before the benefits of the CARES Act run out, taxpayers in California are wondering what they were really funding to start with.
Why? State prison unemployment fraud. While hard-working Americans are waiting on funds to survive, hundreds of millions of dollars have been fraudulently paid out in claims filed under the names of inmates.
Our friends at Right Wing have more details about the nearly 35,000 fraudulent claims filed and the ridiculous way the scam is enabled. Check it out here.
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