Social Security and Disability Law

Jackson County Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Social Security Income Benefits

May 24, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of West Virginia: CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Jackson County woman pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining Social Security Administration (SSA) benefits. According to court documents and statements made in court, Monique Ann Casto, 37, of Kenna, unlawfully collected $41,166 in Social Security Survivor’s Insurance Benefits payments on behalf of…

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Pennsylvania Man Charged with $1.7 Million Paycheck Protection Program Loan Fraud Scheme

May 24, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey: NEWARK, N.J. – A Pennsylvania man was charged for his role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain over $1.7 million in federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for himself and others, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today. Darryl Duanne Young, aka “Darryl Duanne Isom Young,”…

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Jury Convicts Tioga County Man of Misusing a Social Security Number and Aggravated Identity Theft

May 24, 2022

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of New York: SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – “John Doe,” formerly of Owego, New York, was convicted today, after a four-day jury trial, of two counts of Aggravated Identity Theft and one count of Misuse of a Social Security Number. The charges relate to Doe’s use of the name,…

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Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Warn of Impersonation Scam Involving Credentials and Badges

May 24, 2022

Download a PDF of this Scam Alert New reports show that scammers are reviving an old tactic to gain trust. Scammers are emailing and texting pictures of real and doctored law enforcement credentials and badges to prove they are legitimate and scam people out of money. Scammers may change the picture or use a different…

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