Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries

Missouri Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Deceased Mother's Social Security Benefits

Date: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri, here

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Liberty, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for stealing $84,137 by spending his deceased mother’s Social Security benefits. 

Date: 
Wed, 07/23/2014

Connecticut Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Social Security Disability Benefits

Date: 
Monday, July 14, 2014

Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Connecticut, here

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JOSEPH LUCA, 68, of Meriden, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to federal theft and tax offenses.

Date: 
Mon, 07/14/2014

Maine Man Gets 5 Years of Probation for Hiding Income from SSA

Date: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Article from Bangor Daily News here

BANGOR, Maine — An Augusta man who sold 10 of his OxyContin pills each month and used the money to buy the next month’s prescription was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to five years of probation for not reporting the illegal income to the Social Security office.

Date: 
Tue, 07/01/2014

Idaho Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security Fraud

Date: 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Idaho, here

BOISE – Jose Louis Fernandez, 44, of Caldwell, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in federal court to one count of Social Security Fraud by Concealment of Material Facts, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Sentencing is set before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Boise on September 4, 2014.

Date: 
Wed, 06/25/2014

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