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.
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.