Three Mississippi Women Charged with Stealing SSA Benefits

Friday, May 18, 2012
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Three women face separate charges they stole from the Social Security Administration.

Each was indicted recently by a federal grand jury and charged with taking survivors' insurance benefit payments to which she was not entitled.

Joyce Ann Manning, 38, of Columbus is accused of taking about $25,699.

She pleaded not guilty and is free on a $10,000 bond, awaiting a July 9 trial.

Sara Deloach, 59, of Columbus, is accused of taking about $13,684.

Ethelene Pridgeon, 56, of West Point, is accused of taking about $53,703.

Deloach and Pridgeon are free on $10,000 bonds and face formal charges in Aberdeen today.