Stimulus Checks sent to 72,000 dead people & 17,000 inmates

Our country is in the very best of hands:

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each went to people who were either dead or in prison, a government investigator says in a new report.

The payments, which were part of last year’s massive economic recovery package, were meant to increase consumer spending to help stimulate the economy.

But about $18 million went to nearly 72,000 people who were dead, according to the report by the Social Security Administration’s inspector general. The report estimates that a little more than half of those payments were returned.

Source:
72,000 stimulus payments went to dead people, Oct 7 08:16 PM US/Eastern, By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER

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