The Disabled Fugitive Felon Project
Give us your poor, your sick and your disabled, and if they ever committed a bad act in the past, or if they didn't but we think they did, we will hunt them down and put them in jail.
Say hello to the Fugitive Felon program, now targeting retirees to take their social security and disability benefits from them.
Thousands of unsuspecting retirees could lose their Social Security (news - web sites) checks in the months ahead, some over false or unproven allegations, minor infractions or long-dormant arrest warrants.
The risk is a consequence of the Fugitive Felon Project, a little-known law-and-order measure created by Congress in 1996 to help apprehend suspects and to prevent fleeing criminals from using government benefits to elude arrest.