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More than three million of your taxpayer dollars went to fraudulent claims for jobless benefits in 2011.
That's according to a new study by the Saint Louis that so who's ripping us off -- how are they really with it.
Kate Rogers of foxbusiness.com.
Has been working the story -- -- how is this happening.
Well this is happening by and large because this government unemployment program has gotten so big.
Post recession that there's so many more people in and it's harder for the government to keep track.
Who's telling the truth and who -- -- it's grown from forty billion dollars to now over a hundred billion dollars here.
That's a lot of money a lot of money you don't tell us of some stories that you learned by you were researching this ridiculous example sure so I spoke to some private investigators and one of the really sunny days and he told me that people -- actually filing for these unemployment claims.
From inside prison that's -- that -- -- one Philadelphia prison had seven million dollars worth of claimants come from inside -- jail.
Because their friends and family on the outside were filing claims and their name in cash and attacks.
So the money wasn't even going to them behind prison that's hysterical any other -- -- -- -- yes another really wild story from -- -- the -- in the tristate area he was watching Manning can't get for a full year.
Built himself a lake front Powell -- referred to as that's how extravagant this -- On unemployment money.
And nobody caught on until the end when the house is almost done being built.
To that these people are so creative you know people who break a lot you've got to give them credit for being creative -- -- -- -- put an end to this.
While the Department of Labor declined to comment for the story but what they did you -- that -- to release on their -- say and they said they put about a 170 million dollars worth.
Of government grant money toward thirty states to beef up and bolster their unemployment time insurance integrity programs within his -- so hopefully.
This money will be put to go to work and we'll have more people on the job but it remains to be seen things don't pan out you have when government gets on the case she just don't know how it's gonna turn out -- thanks for coming on ingredients are having me.
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