Social Security and Disability Law

Report: SSA Deficient in Handling Mail during Pandemic

June 30, 2022

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Two Indian Nationals Admit Receiving over $1.2 Million in Global Robocall Scam That Defrauded Elderly Victims

June 29, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey: NEWARK, N.J. – Two Indian nationals admitted to conspiracy to commit wire fraud by accepting illegally obtained $1.2 million in wire transfers from victims across the country, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Arushobike Mitra, 27, and Garbita Mitra, 24, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge…

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Belchertown Man Arrested for Social Security Fraud

June 27, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts: BOSTON – A Belchertown man was arrested yesterday in connection with fraudulently receiving Social Security disability benefits. Kenneth Pontz, 58, was charged with one count of theft of public funds. Pontz was released on conditions following an initial appearance yesterday in federal court in Springfield before U.S.…

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South Carolina Woman Sentenced to 28 Months in Prison for Stealing over $780,000 in Medicare and Social Security Benefits

June 17, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey: TRENTON, N.J. – A Hanahan, South Carolina, woman was sentenced to 28 months in prison for defrauding the government of hundreds of thousands of dollars in Social Security and Medicare benefits, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today. Martha Aguilar, 60, formerly of Middletown, New Jersey,…

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Spearfish Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Funds

June 16, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of South Dakota: United States Attorney Alison J. Ramsdell announced that a Spearfish, South Dakota, woman convicted of Theft of Government Funds was sentenced on June 13, 2022, by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier. Christi Marie Johnson, age 37, was sentenced to five years of probation, $16,594.50 in…

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