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Massachusetts / Welfare Fraud #288689

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 21, 1983
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Boston, Massachusetts) [June CABANA - notes accusations of welfare fraud against her.] Massachusetts's computer search for possible welfare cheats and impact of system's errors on the innocent such as Cabana examined. [Welfare department spokesperson Henry GRETELLA - explains inability to hold hearings before halting payments to suspects.] Details of Cabana's case outlined; basis of Massachusetts Law Reform Institution's suit against state mentioned. [Institution spokesperson Allan RODGERS - notes state's decision.] Cabana's physical problems noted. [Eugene CABANA - recalls impact of termination.] [GRETELLA - blames bank for error.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve

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