Social Security Fraud
Authorities say Nakia Calicat’s daughter received Social Security from infancy to age 3, but when the young girl died in 2010, Calicat continued to collect her Social Security checks for four years.
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.
A federal judge says a South Philadelphia couple who cheated Social Security for nearly 20 years are too sick to serve time in prison.
Sophia Beltz admitted collecting more than $172,000 in Social Security benefits for her father for a decade and a half after he died.
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.