State Prober Finds Ambulance Fee Boosts for Welfare Legal - Joseph McLaughlin - Chicago Tribune

State Prober Finds Ambulance Fee Boosts for Welfare Legal - Joseph McLaughlin - Chicago Tribune

by: Joseph McLaughlin | publication date: June 25, 1970 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: 2

Springfield, Ill., June 24 - A legislative commission heard today how a former public aid employe [si] found loopholes in the law that allowed hi mto make money on state payments for ambulance service to welfare recipients.  William J. Nettles, chief investigator for the attorney general's office, said the former employe [sic], Frank Andrew, apparently was operating within the law, even tho [sic] his business was costing the state money in higher welfare payments.

The attorney general's office in Chicago finds that a public aid employee making money off of welfare ambulance transportation was acting within the law.

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