Con artists taking advantage of stimulus dollars

Friday - 9/11/2009, 7:22pm EDT

WFED's Max Cacas

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In economic hard times, it's almost a given that con artists will use any means possible to scam those who are having financial troubles.

A Senate committee is concerned that con artists are using the federal economic stimulus program as a way to prey on confused people who are in desperate straits.

Federal News Radio's Max Cacas has more.