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Massive pandemic relief fraud targeted funds to feed needy children

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Federal prosecutors indicted 47 people in a scheme they say is the largest pandemic relief fraud scheme charged so far. The scheme involved using fake meals, fake names of kids and fake receipts to draw real money — nearly a quarter of a billion dollars.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Minnesota Public Radio reporter Matt Sepic.

This segment aired on September 21, 2022.

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