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Maryland top abuser of free phone program

Maryland top abuser of free phone program

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Maryland was cited as one of the biggest abusers of a controversial federal program which funds cell phones for people already receiving government aid. During a hearing of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, experts said the number of recipients of free phones in Maryland was nearly twice the number that should be eligible. The high number of potentially ineligible beneficiaries ranked Maryland as the second highest target for fraud and waste in the country.

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