Greitens Releases Results Of Investigation Of Fraud on Blind Pension Fund

Governor Eric Greitens announced the results of an investigation into possible fraud in Missouri’s Blind Pension system today.

After the investigation, it was discovered 436 people receiving a monthly benefit of at least $738 have a valid drivers license, and one had a license to drive a commercial truck. Another had multiple driving violations and a DWI.

All of the recipients of the fund are also getting state funded health insurance.

The investigation was prompted after an increasing number of blind pension applicants presented a valid Missouri Drivers license.

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