Oregon woman accused of $400K Wash. fraud
A 66-year-old Oregon woman has been charged with almost 200 counts of defrauding the Washington state labor department.
Lois Bachhuber, who plays organ at Oaks Pioneer Church in Portland, Ore., was charged with collecting around $400,000 worth of her dead mother's workers compensation checks.
Viola Elsner died in 1988, The Olympian reports.
What kind of idiots do we have working for the Washington Labor deptartment? This woman was stealing for 18 years!! Do they have any method of eligibility or verfication? If I walk in and ask for a check will they just give me one?
In the private sector someone would be fired. This is another example of government not safeguarding our money. They simply don't care.