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March 21, 2013MO |  By: MDN

Schweich childcare

State Auditor Tom Schweich says a recent audit revealed more than $300,000 was paid last year alone to childcare providers who provided care for less children than they claimed.

The money in question came from a fund controlled by the Department of Social Services. Schweich says the providers were claiming money they clearly weren't entitled to.

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In response, the Department of Social Services says it agrees with the findings and plans to address this issue.