Woman indicted on charges for Social Security benefits fraud

May 2, 2011

A woman has been indicted on charges for Social Security benefits fraud.

The woman applied for and received Social Security survivor benefits for one of her minor children, according to But the child was not fathered by the deceased and the child wasn’t entitled to Social Security benefits.

She could receive up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 for Social Security benefits fraud.

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