Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

'Obama phones'? No, they've been around for years

The latest chain e-mail makes claims about free cell phones for welfare recipients.
The latest chain e-mail makes claims about free cell phones for welfare recipients.

The latest chain e-mail to land in our in box says a new program gives free phones to welfare recipients . But we found the e-mail was glossing over some key details — such as the fact that the program has been around for many years. We rated the claim Barely True.