untimely demise government pension hospital bill Vietnam California America
A Vietnam War veteran received a letter from the government saying that he was dead and his family owed money for benefits he received after his 'death.'
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00:03 Life has always been simple for 59 year old Charles
00:06 -- but death. Not so much -- died January 15 of
00:11 this year. The navy veteran who served during the Vietnam wars
00:14 since he learned about his untimely demise in a letter from
00:17 the veterans administration. That letter demanded his family pay back benefits.
00:21 Cents after his death. Our records show. The disease what was
00:26 not entitled to benefits in America 5000. 270. Dollars and zero
00:33 cents movies and I was deceased. And the closed my checking
00:37 account. When the bank found -- -- suspects the problems started
00:41 after a man stole his identity and used it to get
00:45 treatment at a California hospital. That man then passed away what
00:49 I -- -- hospital bill. -- almost 300000 dollars. And California.
00:55 Law and the column and he won a Payer Hubbard received
00:59 a government pension up around a thousand dollars a month. It's
01:02 been three months since he's gotten any money to pay bills
01:06 or buy food we got food bank here. And wondered that
01:10 your work go to that target -- grew from. Hubbard also
01:15 feared he wouldn't be able to pay for his section eight
01:17 housing the landlord cut him a break only charging 25 dollars
01:21 a month until he gets his pension back. They acted takeaway
01:24 now actually called they said a tick up to eight months.
01:28 In the meantime Hubbard keeps reassuring his daughter and grandkids he's
01:31 still around and wait for the DA to officially. Bring him
01:35 back to life.