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Minnesota Nice: Somalis, Welfare Fraud and Terrorism

Minnesota Nice moved to a Whole New Level with the revelations that literally millions of dollars in public funds are being exported to terrorist organisations.

Fox 9 in the Twin Cities has the story:

For five months, Fox 9 has been investigating what appears to be rampant fraud in a massive state program.

This fraud is suspected of costing Minnesota taxpayers as much as $100 million a year.

The Fox 9 Investigators reporting is based on public records and nearly a dozen government sources who have direct knowledge of what is happening.

These sources have a deep fear, and there is evidence to support their concerns, that some of that public money is ending up in the hands of terrorists.

Powerline blog fills in some blanks:

In the Twin Cities, a local television station uncovers a far-reaching scandal: last year, more than $100 million in cash left the Twin Cities airport in carry-on luggage, bound for the Middle East and Africa.


Evidently welfare fraud in various forms is widespread in Minnesota’s Somali immigrant community. This is, I think, generally known, but the scale of fraud disclosed here is astonishing.

Actually what is astonishing is that a local news media outlet investigated and broke the story.



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