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September 17, 2009

Fact Of The Day

by Doug Mataconis

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued benefit checks totaling $40.3 million to an estimated 6,100 beneficiaries for months – and in some cases for decades — after receiving notification of their deaths, according to a June audit report from the agency’s Office of Inspector General.

H/T: The Other McCain

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  1. If we can trust what seems to be a self-audit, $40.3M appears to be effectively a rounding error for SS. To do much better than that the SSA would have to implant electronic life monitors in all SS recipients.

    Regards, Don

    Comment by Don Lloyd — September 17, 2009 @ 7:35 am
  2. *shakes head in disgust*

    Comment by Red — September 17, 2009 @ 11:08 am

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