Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. requested an investigation into the government-subsidized Lifeline program, which provides discounts to low-income people to help pay for phone or broadband service.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. requested an investigation into the government-subsidized Lifeline program, which provides discounts to low-income people to help pay for phone or broadband service. Evan Vucci AP
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. requested an investigation into the government-subsidized Lifeline program, which provides discounts to low-income people to help pay for phone or broadband service. Evan Vucci AP

Thousands of fake or dead people enrolled in government phone program, auditors say

June 29, 2017 9:00 AM