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Resource ID: #26098
Subject: Fraud
Source: KMSP-TV (Minneapolis)
Date: Feb. 26, March 6, May 22, June 27, 2013



This series of reports shows how lax government oversight has allowed state subsidized child-care centers to fraudulently collect millions of tax dollars. We found new centers popping up like dandelions to bilk the system. In one case, a former county welfare worker used her connections to open a daycare that collected more than 2 million in subsidies while offering very little actual child care. In another case, a provider hired her brother to provide food to the child care center at double the normal cost. That brother is now serving prison time for supporting a Somali terrorist organization.

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