Convicted Killer Scott Peterson Among Death Row Inmates Who Scammed Over $400,000 in Fraudulent Covid Benefits

from Zero Hedge

Today in “why the Federal government and the state of California should not be in the business of capital management” news…

The infamous Scott Peterson was among other death row inmates who were able to fraudulently receive Covid unemployment benefits administered by California, according to analysis released Tuesday.

Prosecutors in California say they uncovered a “massive scam” that allowed more than $400,000 in California state benefits to be paid to inmates at San Quentin State Prison. This includes Peterson, who is famously in prison for the killing of his wife, Laci Peterson, and his unborn son.

The Los Angeles Times was the first to report the fraud, which is being called by nine local DA’s “the most significant fraud on taxpayer funds in California history.”

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