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Military / Death Benefits Investigation #977120

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 29, 2010
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The investigation into whether life insurance companies are profiting from the death benefits of fallen soldiers featured; details given about retained asset accounts and New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo’s fraud investigation involving 7 companies {listed on screen}; statement from Prudential quoted. [Secretary of Defense Robert GATES – says he believed the families got a check for the full amount of their benefits.] [Sgt. Ryan Baumann††’s mother Cindy LOHMAN†- reacts to being duped by Prudential.] [Representative Patrick MURPHY – says it’s wrong.] [“Bloomberg Markets” writer David EVANS†- comments on letters he received from policy holders.] NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.
Couric, Katie

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