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$1.29 Billion in Disability Sent to Ineligible Recipients

Since January, the Social Security Administration (SSA) sent disability insurance (SSDI) checks worth $1.29 billion to an estimated 36,000 people who were still on the job and thus ineligible for benefits, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO)┬áreport released Friday. … Continue reading

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Billions in Erroneous Disability Payments

Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report Friday. The Government Accountability Office estimated that 36,000 workers got … Continue reading

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US Funding Palestinian Mortgages in West Bank

The U.S. government will fund $313 million in home mortgages for Palestinians living on the West Bank, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Monday. The U.S. will also guarantee $110 million in loans to small- and medium-sized businesses … Continue reading

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