American 24 year appropriated pension payments to deceased mother
NEW YORK, December 15. /TASS/. A resident of the state of California sentenced to 13 months in prison for more than 20 years, was awarded a pension of his mother, even after her death.
As reported on Thursday, Fox News channel, the court held that 66-year-old Emma Carter, Alexander must return to the state all appropriated funds — more than $298.1 thousand
“Carter-Alexander could at any moment to confess and stop sending payments to your deceased mother. Instead, the Carter-Alexander tried to hide the cashing of public funds and thus were engaged in fraud for more than 20 years”, — quotes the channel of the excerpts from the decision of the Federal court of the city of Sacramento (California).
According to the materials of the proceedings, the American took over the care and treatment of his mother, Dorothy Griffin in April 1991, and soon became eligible to receive your address and to cash checks with a pension to his mother, sent once a month with social security USA. Carter Alexander regularly reported about how Griffin spends the money. In fact, the daughter was paid a pension of their expenses, including air tickets, hotel rooms, repair and maintenance of the machine and purchases in stores.
Mother of the swindler died in 1993. Daughter in ten years moved from Houston (Texas) in Vallejo (California), notifying social security that the checks should be sent to the new address. Each year the Carter-Alexander drew up a report on the expenditure of retirement and signed him along with a warning that giving false information is punishable by law. Thus the daughter was created at the state Department the impression that her mother was alive.