Skip to comments.State: More than $2M in unemployment benefits went to inmates
Posted on 10/09/2012 6:20:17 PM PDT by John W
SPRINGFIELD More than 1,100 people have collected nearly $2 million in unemployment benefits while they were in county jails or state prisons, including $43,000 that went to a person in the Cook County Jail, a state agency said Tuesday.
In Cook County alone, there were 296 inmates tied to $722,689 in wrongful payments. In Will County, 21 inmates collected $85,159. Lake County was another leader with 20 inmates collecting $84,533, the agency said.
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This is the problem with government 'fixing' problems. You wind up with more problems that need 'fixes'.
revenge of the 99ers....
are they also getting food stamps?
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