A man in Iowa has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for Social Security fraud. The man lied about his income and other monetary funds.
SIOUX CITY – A Okoboji man has been sentenced to 90 days in prison for defrauding Social Security.
William Arneson, 57, received the sentence Jan. 28 after pleading guilty to a charge of concealing and failing to disclose information to the Social Security Administration about his income and other monetary resources.
At the guilty plea hearing, Arneson admitted that he knew he had money available to him that would impact his eligibility for Social Security benefits. He knowingly concealed or failed to disclose that information to the Social Security Administration, and he intended to defraud the administration into paying him more benefits than he was entitled to.
In addition to the prison term, Arneson was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service, pay a $100 special assessment and make $27,956.76 in restitution to Social Security. He must also serve a three-year term of supervised release after completing the… continue reading
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