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Social Security Fraud

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74-Year-Old Philadelphia Woman Sent To Prison For Social Security Fraud

74-year-old Nancy Gonzalez was sentenced Monday to six months in prison — and then six months house arrest after she admitted stealing more than $155,000 in Social Security checks.

06/30/2014

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Phila. Couple Avoids Prison Time in $150,000 Social Security Fraud

A federal judge says a South Philadelphia couple who cheated Social Security for nearly 20 years are too sick to serve time in prison.

05/01/2014

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Philadelphia Woman Admits Collecting Dad’s Social Security For 15 Years After His Death

Sophia Beltz admitted collecting more than $172,000 in Social Security benefits for her father for a decade and a half after he died.

07/30/2013

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“Basement of Horror” Defendant Linda Weston Ruled Competent For Hearing

A psychiatric examination has determined that a woman accused of imprisoning four mentally disabled adults in a basement as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme is competent to proceed in her criminal case, a judge said Wednesday.

11/16/2011

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