The government will spend at least $890,000 this year to hold thousands of accounts with a zero balance.
This week CNBC revealed the federal government lost $3.3 billion to fraud in its unemployment benefits program. Here is what the federal government could have used those funds for.
The USDA allowed a well-intentioned program to become a massive giveaway of tax dollars that spawned an entire cottage industry of fraudulent claims, according to a recent report from the New York Times.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services officials “misspent” some $8 million in funding for a program intended to help keep vulnerable citizens warm.
A recent report from the Institute of Medicine reported that the U.S. health care system annually wastes 30 cents out of every dollar spent. How much does that work out to in total? About $750 billion a year.
A roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories.
Today, 107 doctors, nurses and social workers across the country were charged with Medicare fraud in what Federal Officials have called a “nationwide takedown.”
A recent Pentagon report citing $1.1 trillion in fraud by defense contractors has lawmakers pushing for more cuts in defense spending.
Gretchen Hamel joins hosts, Jack and Tedd, of AM Tampa Bay on WFLA 970 to discuss Congress’ return and the work that lies ahead of them.
Gretchen Hamel and hosts, Jack and Tedd, of AM Tampa Bay discuss the latest BankruptingAmerica.org video: Real or Fake #2. While Washington is talking about cutting waste and fraud to get out $14 trillion debt under control this video sheds light on surprising facts about how our government is spending your tax dollars – can you tell if they are real or fake?