WBZ Channel 4: Mass. Lottery Winners Accused Of Welfare Fraud
May 31, 2012 - The following content was originally published by Channel 4 WBZ Boston
Public benefits like housing, healthcare and food stamps are supposed to be for people who really need them, not people making hundreds of thousands of dollars. But over the past year, investigators from the State Auditors’ office have found just that. Investigators say at least two big time lottery winners are bilking the state out of thousands in public benefits.