November 3, 2013 11:18 PM

The dead earn a good living as Uncle Sam pays them millions in benefits

The U.S. government has a problem with dead people. For one thing, it pays them way too much money. In the past few years, Social Security paid $133 million to beneficiaries who were deceased. The federal employee retirement system paid more than $400 million to retirees who had passed away. And that’s not all.

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