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Louisiana Man Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison for $125,000 Supplemental Security Income Fraud

August 31, 2016

Office Affiliation: The Office of Investigations

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Louisiana:

ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lecompte man was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison for taking more than $125,000.

Glen Wayne Williams, 56, of Lecompte, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of theft of government property. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $125,456.18 restitution. According to evidence presented at the May 20, 2016 guilty plea, Williams applied for and received Social Security Income (SSI) based on a disability beginning in November of 1995.  However, Williams also received disability payments from his employer which he did not disclose to the Social Security Administration as required.  The private disability income made Williams ineligible for the SSI he was paid from 1995 through 2014.  Williams unlawfully received a total of $125,456.18 from the Social Security Administration.

The Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike O’Mara prosecuted the case.

 

ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lecompte man was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison for taking more than $125,000.

Glen Wayne Williams, 56, of Lecompte, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of theft of government property. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $125,456.18 restitution. According to evidence presented at the May 20, 2016 guilty plea, Williams applied for and received Social Security Income (SSI) based on a disability beginning in November of 1995.  However, Williams also received disability payments from his employer which he did not disclose to the Social Security Administration as required.  The private disability income made Williams ineligible for the SSI he was paid from 1995 through 2014.  Williams unlawfully received a total of $125,456.18 from the Social Security Administration.

The Social Security Administration-Office of Inspector General conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike O’Mara prosecuted the case.

 

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