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Resource ID: #24851
Subject: Welfare
Source: KING-TV (Seattle)
Date: 9/15/2010; 9/17/2010; 9/23/2010; 10/5/2010; 10/6/2010; 12/30/2010



Following several tips on possible "government waste," and schemes that target Seattle taxpayers, KING-TV produced this series of three stories titled "Their Crime, Your Dime." The team exposed how merchants operated a "broad scheme" that allowed citizens to convert their food stamps into cash. Another story revealed how "welfare recipients" were spending millions of "taxpayer cash in the state's casinos."

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