Caretaker to serve time for stealing Social Security benefits

by Staff | October 21st, 2010

A New Jersey caretaker will be facing time in a state prison for stealing government benefits, including Social Security, that were paid to a Linden man after his death, according to

The total amount stolen was $175,000, and after pleading guilty, the caretaker must also pay restitution to the Social Security Administration and the state Divison of Pension and Benefits.

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