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Stunning examples of wasted tax money

Published On: Apr 15 2013 10:23:14 AM CDT

See some of the most outrageous ways your tax dollars are squandered.

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In one example, the Inspector General found, an annuitant‘s son cashed his dead father‘s checks for 37 years. The son‘s scheme, which cost taxpayers more than $500,000, was discovered in 2008, when he himself died. The improper payment was not recovered, the Inspector General reported.

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