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The inspector general of the Social Security Administration is investigating that anonymously circulated list in Utah of alleged illegal immigrants, TPMmuckraker has learned. To be clear, the IG isn’t checking up on whether those on the list are here illegally but whether whoever created the list violated federal law by releasing private information. The U.S. attorney’s office in Utah tells us it is “working closely” with the federal agencies looking into the matter.

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