Over $22 Million In Stimulus Money Sent To Inmates & Zombies

Who says prison inmates have it tough? First came the report that a handful of cons had scored $9 million in home buyer tax credit, now we read that millions more in stimulus money was sent to our nation’s incarcerated.

According to a report from the Social Security Administration’s Inspector General, stimulus checks for $250 each were sent to 17,000 prison inmates, for a total of $4.25 million.

Meanwhile, the undead have done pretty well for themselves to — considering the whole lack of a pulse thing — with 72,000 stimulus checks being handed out to folks who had already shuffled off this mortal coil. If you don’t feel like doing the math, that’s $18 million in stimulus money that was distributed to those who can no longer be stimulated.

72,000 stimulus payments went to dead people [AP]

Thanks to Michael for the tip!