These crimes are resulting in stolen resources from the truly needy and the robbery of taxpayer money that could be spent on education, public safety, and roads.
Major theft is happening every day across the country, often unnoticed and rarely prosecuted: It is welfare fraud, and the cost is high. Thieves are stealing from taxpayers when they rob the public of funds that were meant for the truly needy. But this theft isn’t taking place in broad daylight. It’s hidden in a dusty pile of paper in the basements of government agencies.
So, it gets ignored. But the welfare system is being scammed across the country — and it’s having a major impact.