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Social Security fraud charges typically arise when an individual is accused of failing to provide information or falsifying information to obtain welfare benefits. Examples of Social Security fraud include:
- Committing fraud to obtain Social Security retirement benefits
- Failure to disclose income or assets in order to obtain Social Security Disability benefits
- Obtaining Social Security numbers for use in identity theft scams
- False cashing of Social Security checks (e.g. cashing the check of a deceased family member)
Welfare fraud is a serious criminal offense that may result in significant penalties, including imprisonment, fines and restitution, probation, and other penalties. If you have been charged with welfare fraud, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at Applebaum & Associates. We are committed to protecting your freedom, your record and your rights.
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Charge: 3rd Offense DUI
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Charge: Drug Crime
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Charge: Aggravated Assault
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