'The Queen' reveals the story of the woman who became a symbol of welfare fraud

Linda Taylor, 40, walks with her attorney T. Lee Boyd as they leave the Chicago Civic Center on March 8, 1977, during a recess in her trial. Dubbed the "Welfare Queen," Taylor was charged with bilking the State of Illinois out of $30,000 in bogus welfare payments from 1969 to 1974.
Linda Taylor, 40, walks with her attorney T. Lee Boyd as they leave the Chicago Civic Center on March 8, 1977, during a recess in her trial. Dubbed the "Welfare Queen," Taylor was charged with bilking the State of Illinois out of $30,000 in bogus welfare payments from 1969 to 1974.