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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The cost to taxpayers of illegal disability claims examined; examples of fraudulent SSI benefits in the state of Washington involving Asian-born translators & middle men detailed. [Washington state investigator Lee BENFORD, Tacoma investigator William GARRISON, convicted caseworker Barry SANG - cite the losses in these cases.] [Social Security Administration Susan DANIELS - says more agents are needed.] Congress noted cutting the budget for SSI investigators.
- Martin, John
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