Dumb ways to get caught in disability fraud

by Walter Olson on May 1, 2013

Posting videos of yourself to YouTube, for example, is definitely not a good idea, at least unless they are consistent with the disability you are claiming. “Don’t go climbing trees or fixing your roof in public. And certainly do not upload to YouTube a video that shows you half-naked and covered in tinfoil, doing ‘the robot’ to the tune of Steppenwolf’s ‘Magic Carpet Ride.'” [Slate, Utah A.G.'s office] More on “dubious disability”: Lee Habeeb, NRO. Earlier on growth of federal Social Security Disability payments here and here.

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1 Edward Sodaro MD 05.01.13 at 12:38 pm

A mandatory review of The Internet and social media (Facebook and You Tube, for example) should be required for all disablity applications.

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