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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Pigs at the trough
I'm thinking these folks ought to be slammed for this act of theft.
They're already being fed from the public trough but apparently that wasn't enough for them.
District fires workers in unemployment benefits probe
By Nikita Stewart - The Washington Post
Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s
administration has fired 61 city employees for collecting unemployment
benefits while working for the District government, city officials said
Tuesday. The city’s Department of Employment Services, which oversees
the jobless-compensation program, said in February that dozens of
current and former city workers had received the fraudulent payments. The checks ranged from a few hundred dollars to more than $20,000 per
employee since 2009 — or about $800,000 in all — according to city
officials. The city suspended 92 employees, among them the 61 who have
been recently terminated. The rest of the story: