About 560,000 incarcerated people received $783.5 million in stimulus payments, Fox News reported.
By May 2020, incarcerated people had received 84,861 payments totalling $100 million, the IG report said.
Dead people received 1.2 million payments totalling $1.6 billion.
Colin Scholl and Lisa Strawn, who were both incarcerated, argued in their complaint that the "IRS has no legal basis for withholding, retracting, or asking others to intercept stimulus payments to incarcerated persons."
She wrote that excluding anyone from stimulus payments solely based on whether they were incarcerated was "arbitrary and capricious."
Steven Mnuchin, Colin Scholl, Lisa Strawn, Phyllis J, Hamilton, Sen, Tom Cotton
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