Posted on July 1, 2010

Welfare Recipients Get $12,000 From Strip Club ATMs

Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2010

California welfare recipients have been able to get taxpayer cash — meant to feed and clothe their children — from ATMs at strip clubs across the state, including some well-known gentlemen’s cabarets in Los Angeles.

More than $12,000 from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program was dispensed between the start of 2007 and the end of 2009 at clubs, {snip}.


[Editor’s Note: Last week’s story about welfare recipients’ getting cash from casino ATMs can be read here.]