The corrupt Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversaw the 'Obamaphone' given to alleged poor Americans. The fact is, drug dealers, gang members and illegal immigrants were able to get several Cell Phones on the dime of the taxpayers – the middle class.
The phones were handed out on the honor system with little or no proof of income. Tens of millions of taxpayer dollars was dolled out to cell phone companies absent any scrutiny. As a result, and predictably, massive Fraud has been discovered.
Federal regulators were silenced and told not to reveal the fraud until April first – the day after the controversial Vote to expand the Program was held. The thumbs-up on the vote would extend free internet access to the poor. Poor people nowadays have cell phones, an X-box, laptops, and iPad's.
The FCC announced that they will bring a lawsuit for $51 million against a cell phone company for allegedly scamming the Federal Lifetime Program (Obamaphone) for at least $10 million in fraudulent activities.
Republican commissioner Ajit Pai said, “Commissioners were told that the Notice of Apparent Liability could not be released or publicly discussed until April 1, 2016, conveniently one day after the Commission was scheduled to expand the Lifeline program to broadband. That’s not right.”
The person or entity that ordered the gag order is not named. This person or persons willfully withheld knowledge of the scandal that the public had a right know. Especially whereas this program is seeking to expand and receive even more government monies.
Will Wiquest, FCC spokesperson, said that the date set to release the information the day after the vote was completely coincidental.
In an email he proclaimed, “The timing of the enforcement action was in no way related to the timing of the vote on the program modernization.”
When a scandal pertains to government, and the two walk hand-in-hand, there is never such a thing as a coincidence.
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