Exclusive Report: Inmates Defrauding Home-Buyer Tax Credit

Since its inception, the home-buyer tax credit has proved extremely popular with millions of new homeowners. But according to a Treasury report obtained exclusively by ABC News, it's also wildly popular with some felons who, despite being in prison, are allegedly claiming the tax credit, bilking millions from taxpayers. The report, prepared by a Treasury Inspector General, estimates that 1,295 inmates filed fraudulent claims totaling $9.1 million. Some of the inmates who received government...Full Story
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