More than 1,000 dead people are receiving welfare benefits, according to a report by the office of state Auditor Suzanne Bump.

The report found 1,164 cases where benefits were paid to people anywhere from six to 27 months after they were reported to have died, to the tune of $2.4 million.

Watch Auditor Suzanne Bump explain how more than 1,000 dead people got welfare benefits Tues. at 7 p.m. on Greater Boston.

Read the full report: