Minnesota Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing $45,000 in Social Security Benefits

Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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A 50-year-old woman from southern Minnesota recently pleaded guilty to stealing more than $45,000 in Social Security benefits. The woman admitted that she made a false statement to SSA to determine if she was eligible to receive SSI benefits on behalf of her two disabled sons; she failed to disclose her then-husband was living with her and was earning wages.