Reduce Improper Payments and Increase Overpayment Recoveries
Article from the Daily Reporter here
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — A federal judge has convicted a Taylorville couple of stealing more than $100,000 in Social Security disability payments.
Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Columbia:
WASHINGTON – Christopher Payton, a former specialist for the Social Security Administration in Washington, D.C., pled guilty today to soliciting more than $50,000 in bribes from Social Security recipients in return for providing them with extra, unauthorized benefits.
Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Virginia, here
ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – The former fire chief in Buchanan, Va., and his wife, were sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke to charges stemming from Fraud.
CHICAGO ― Ten Chicago and area defendants were charged in separate federal criminal cases with stealing a total of more than $1.27 million from the federal government by fraudulently obtaining Social Security benefits. Six of the defendants allegedly engaged in the fraud by using false identities. These individuals either applied for Social Security benefits under multiple names or worked under one name and applied for benefits using another name, according to the charges. Other defendants allegedly continued to receive benefits from the account of a beneficiary who they knew was decease
Article from KY3 News
Ray Salva was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty last year and court records show he has already paid restitution of $58,816.
Salva, a Democrat from Sugar Creek, was accused of receiving about $59,000 in federal disability benefits while also collecting his legislative salary. He represented the Kansas City suburb of Sugar Creek in the state House from January 2003 until January 2011.
Press Release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Illinois, here
Stephen R, Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced the return of indictments by a Federal Grand Jury sitting in East St. Louis, Illinois, against three St. Clair County women alleging that they defrauded the Social Security Administration.
Article from Bucks County Courier Times here
A 65-year-old Bucks County woman is accused of cashing 14 years’ worth of Social Security payments intended for her mother, who died in 1996.
Anchorage, Alaska - U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced today that Amancio Zamora Agcaoili, Jr. was indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage for wire fraud, theft of government funds, Federal Employees’ Compensation Act fraud, and social security fraud.
Agcaoili, 56, is the sole defendant named in the 18-count indictment, together with two forfeiture allegations.