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-- its benefits in 2011 that is according to a study by the Saint Louis bad.
So who is ripping us off -- -- getting away with Vicki Rogers of foxbusiness.com.
Has been working this story for -- those are incredible numbers they're very high numbers.
And what's really staggering about it is that about 2.2 billion -- this actually went to people who have full time job so they're actually working and managing trip off the government on the side.
Had -- do.
They're doing it by and large under the table so these are people who work in the construction industry the service industry they're getting paid under the table and -- Yes in cash and then they're filing for these benefits on the side and getting them.
So how is the government doing uncovering these perpetrators.
Well the Department of Labor -- declined to comment for the story.
But they did drag me to their website and he said that last year they gave out about a 170 million dollars in grants to thirty states -- trying beef up there unemployment.
There integrity programs make sure that people are really filings claims legitimately but it's so army to be seen whether or not this cash is going to be put to good use yeah.
They're spending more money to figure out how they're losing money that they're giving awaited evidence all taxi hurt -- -- solution -- this promise to spend more taxpayer dollars exactly and some of the things that people are doing with this cash and -- really sending this one man in Connecticut -- inspector told me that they watch this guy for a full year built himself.
A full leak front Powell is the investigator referred to as the palace that's how extravagant displays -- and no one caught on -- the building was almost done.
I mean is there any pitch out there for incentivizing these types of workers who are -- cash to actually go more on the books.
Terms acclimated -- -- -- -- -- that your an outstanding citizen yeah.
I've been battle and not having to go to jail or maybe the other side of the question really isn't he -- point it.
You can it will -- time here for exactly you get caught and me is very hard to find another -- that it's near possible as it should be.
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