The following is used with permission from Watchdog.Org
The author of the article is Larry Benson. Mr. Benson’s e-mail address link can be found just below. The complete article can be accessed at the end of this excerpt.
By Larry Benson / March 21, 2014 /
According to the article, more than 14,000 cases of potential fraud or abuse of food benefits had been reported to the commonwealth’s Department of Transitional Assistance in the first 10 months of 2013. This is an increase of 87 percent over the same time period in 2012, due in part to a computer system that makes it easier for case managers to report potential fraud.
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