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$3,700 Generators and $666 Sinks: FEMA Contractors Charged Steep Markups on Puerto Rico Repairs

  Sounds like 80% of the FEMA funds were wasted.  Wouldn’t the money have been far more effectively spent in direct payments to the victims, with a mechanism restricting those checks payable only for home repairs?  The widespread culture of … Continue reading

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Welfare in Puerto Rico, SNAP, Food Stamps, Fraud, Family card

  https://www.offthegridnews.com/current-events/us-food-stamps-in-puerto-rico-costing-you-2-billion-dollars U.S. Food Stamps In Puerto Rico Costing You 2 Billion Dollars Written by: Tara Dodrill Current Events June 17, 2013 169 Comments  Print This Article image credit huffingtonpost.com (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) More than one-third of the population in … Continue reading

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Federal authorities to stop fraud in healthcare programs

It is widely known that in PR, there is a great deal of healthcare fraud, as many citizens under-report their income to qualify for free medical care.  Doctors and dentists in PR have told me that it’s easier for the … Continue reading

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Puerto Ricans who can’t speak English qualify as disabled for Social Security

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2015/04/10/puerto-ricans-who-cant-speak-english-qualify-as-disabled-for-social-security Puerto Ricans who can’t speak English qualify as disabled for Social Security By Josh Hicks April 10, 2015 Hundreds of Puerto Rico’s residents qualified for federal disability benefits in recent years because they lacked fluency in English, according to government auditors. … Continue reading

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Beware of dishonest car dealers in Puerto Rico

Many dishonest car dealers are mentioned on this site, where we have highlighted their dishonest practices. We are working with the government and publicizing dishonest car dealer practices to help drive bad car dealers out of business. http://www.cb.pr/cybercrime-division-to-testify-on-internet-sales-at-senate-hearings Caribbean Business … Continue reading

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1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 – welfare for Puerto Ricans

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/13-population-puerto-rico-gets-food-stamps-2-billion-2012 1/3 Population of Puerto Rico Gets Food Stamps–$2 Billion in 2012 May 10, 2013 – 4:30 PM By Elizabeth Harrington (CNSNews.com) – The federal government spent more than $2 billion to provide food stamps to residents of Puerto Rico … Continue reading

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