Scott Peterson and other death row inmates named in massive scam that gave California coronavirus benefits to prisoners

Convicted murderer Scott Peterson and other death row inmates in California were named in a massive scam that involved coronavirus unemployment benefits from the state being sent to incarcerated felons, according to prosecutors.

“In my nearly four decades, I have never seen fraud of this magnitude,” Kern County District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer said.

Prosecutors across the state sent a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, saying the case is “the most significant fraud on taxpayer funds in California history.”

Investigators found more than $400,000 were paid out to death row inmates, and more than $140 million was
Read more…

Please follow and like us: