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Fraud-ian Slip

Pro tip: If you’re secretly able-bodied but collecting disability anyway, maybe don’t post a YouTube video of yourself dancing alone in a homemade foil robot suit.

The video comes courtesy of the Utah Attorney General’s Office, which has been using YouTube and social media to investigation allegations of disabilities fraud. Last year alone, Utah uncovered at least 157 fraudulent claims — many outrageous or bizarre – saving taxpayers more than $21 million.

Jillian Kay Melchior — Jillian Kay Melchior writes for National Review as a Thomas L. Rhodes Fellow for the Franklin Center. She is also a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.

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