New Jersey Paid Millions in Welfare to Prisoners

At least 20,000 inmates in New Jersey’s jails and prisons were improperly paid nearly $24 million in benefits by government programs over a two-year period, according to an audit by the state comptroller’s office.
May 30, 2013

At least 20,000 inmates in New Jersey’s jails and prisons were improperly paid nearly $24 million in benefits by government programs over a two-year period, according to an audit by the state comptroller’s office.

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