‘Obamaphone’ program stashes $9 billion in private bank accounts

‘Obamaphone’ program riddled with fraud: Audit

The controversial “Obamaphone” program, which pays for cellphones for the poor, is rife with fraud, according to a new government report released Thursday that found more than a third of enrollees may not even be qualified. Known officially as the Lifeline Program, the phone giveaway became a symbol of government waste in the previous administration.