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Social Security Paid 1,546 Dead People $31 MillionóDeceased Collected Benefits Up to 20 Years
Cybercast News Service ^ | July 1, 2013 - 1:54 PM | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 07/03/2013 7:13:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has paid at least 1,546 dead people $31 million, with some of the deceased receiving benefits for 20 years.

According to a June 21 audit by the Inspector General for the Social Security Administration, 2,475 beneficiaries had a recorded date of death in Social Security’s own database. The IG determined that “at least” 1,546 of these individuals were in fact dead and still receiving benefits, totaling $30,956,695 through May 2012.

Among those 1,546 deceased, some were receiving benefits for up to 20 years. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: deceased; govtfraud; socialsecurity; ssafraud

1 posted on 07/03/2013 7:13:28 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has paid at least 1,546 dead people $31 million...

What a relief. Got scared for a second... the SSA paid that out, not me. /sar

2 posted on 07/03/2013 7:19:41 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Olog-hai

And at least they got to vote in Chi-Congo too ....


3 posted on 07/03/2013 7:29:58 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Olog-hai
So the other 929 were only mostly dead?


4 posted on 07/03/2013 7:46:46 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Olog-hai

You didn’t actually believe Members of Congress retire extremely wealthy as a result of them being smart in business did you??


5 posted on 07/03/2013 7:49:23 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: SkyDancer

Or MPLS for Weird Al Franken


6 posted on 07/03/2013 7:49:57 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: C210N

Someone had to support all those dead people who voted for Dick Daley for so long!


7 posted on 07/03/2013 7:50:19 AM PDT by VideoPaul
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To: Olog-hai

And no one goes to JAIL.


8 posted on 07/03/2013 7:56:01 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: Olog-hai

That must be a pretty low error rate considering the number of people receiving benefits.


9 posted on 07/03/2013 7:59:05 AM PDT by Retired Chemist
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I bet it’s more like Billion than Million. $31 million slippage in a program that dispenses many, many billions annually is annoying and should be followed up, but is much less than I would expect.


10 posted on 07/03/2013 8:38:22 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: NonValueAdded

Quick!

Search their pockets for change...


11 posted on 07/03/2013 8:56:45 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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