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Policy: Entitlements

Online food stamp fraud growing, GAO reports

By Kelly Cohen | 08/27/14 03:08 PM

Online food stamp fraud growing, GAO reports

One online posting in Raleigh, N.C., offered 10 days of cooking and cleaning services in exchange for food stamps. Someone in Charlotte offered to exchange beer for food stamps, according to GAO.
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Big contractors fail to deliver promised services, but EPA paid them anyway

Big contractors fail to deliver promised services, but EPA paid them anyway

By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 06:02 PM

Environmental Protection Agency officials spent almost $2.2 million for cloud computing services that it never received from two prominent federal contractors, according to a government watchdog's report.
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Labor Department spends $100K on a book club

Labor Department spends $100K on a book club

By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 02:03 PM

They say "knowledge is power," but does it have to be so expensive?
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Kansas City at center of Operation Homeless

Kansas City at center of Operation Homeless

By Associated Press | 08/25/14 09:05 AM

Officials say Kansas City plays a central role in a gang scheme that hires homeless people to cash counterfeit checks.
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