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Social Security and Income Fraud

A Complicated Relationship

A Kansas City, Mo., woman pleaded guilty and was sentenced for a Social Security and bankruptcy fraud scheme. Carol Dille pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of bankruptcy fraud. She was sentenced to two years in federal prison without...

Money Over Anything

No one wants to watch as their family members grow older and become unable to take care of themselves. The burden of care is often placed on an immediate family member or with a nursing home when this happens. Unfortunately, there are fraudsters looking...

Happily Never After

A lot of married people put on a perfect facade for the rest of the world, while in reality, every marriage has its problems. One New Hampshire couple did the complete opposite. Despite being happily married, they pretended to be estranged for years, so...

Broke and Homeless

Those within the nursing profession take the ‘Nightingale Pledge’ swearing to adhere to a code of ethics that states they will never knowingly cause harm to someone in their care. One Florida- based nursing assistant has been accused of disregarding her pledge so she...

Don’t Defraud Your Mother or The Government

The Civil Service Retirement System was established to provide retirement benefits for civilian employees working within the federal government. Combined with social security benefits, these programs can help individuals stay financially secure after retirement. One Maryland man abused the system and defrauded the government by...

Phishing For Information

A scam email is attempting to fool recipients into disclosing their Social Security information. At first glance, the email appears to come from the Social Security Administration. An Idaho resident, who has chosen to remain anonymous to protect his and his wife’s privacy, disclosed...

Exposé

It’s possible that Linda Expose, a woman from Stanislaus County, Calif., can see the irony in her last name and the fact that she was recently exposed for committing Social Security fraud. Most people would find that kind of funny, as well as ironic,...

A 27-Year “Mistake”

An Ohio man pleaded guilty in 2019 to Social Security Fraud after spending his mother’s social security checks for 27 years after she died… and before the Social Security Administration (SSA) finally discovered and stopped his scheme in 2017. (Is anyone else concerned that...

Guardian Demon

Court-appointed guardians and conservators are entrusted to protect the personal and financial interests of those they represent. Instead, one Washington guardian betrayed this trust by committing Social Security fraud and other crimes to pocket his clients’ money. Wayne Jerome Houston pleaded guilty in January...

Fugitive Returns to Prison for Identity Theft, Fraud

Sometimes committing fraud can lead to bigger things – and not in a good way. A Kentucky man led a quiet life, working and keeping to himself for four decades. He retired in 2009 and in 2010 filed to receive Social Security benefits. In fact,...
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