Does Minnesota Represent the Tip of the Iceberg for Day Care Assistance Fraud?

Readers may remember stories like this one from last year when law enforcement raided a Minneapolis Day Care Center.

Minneapolis daycare raided as part of massive fraud investigation

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Baraka Child Care CenterĀ 

 

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The Refugee Travel Loan Fraud

What is the world coming to?

Yesterday we learned that theĀ Southern Poverty Law Center could (fingers crossed!) implode and now The New York Times (The New York Times!) reports on the deep dark secret about travel loans to refugees that you pay for with your tax dollars.

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I first heard about the travel loans in 2007 and wrote about them from time to time at Refugee Resettlement Watch, but I don’t recall any major publication saying much about them and certainly not with a questioning tone about how the nine federal ‘non-profit’ refugee contractors benefit from collecting the loans.

For many of you it’s bad enough that we give no-interest loans and that a large number are never repaid, but for me the scam has always been that the contractors (six are supposedly ‘religious’ charities) benefit financially from the deal.

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