Kansas woman admits to fraudulently taking $87K in benefits


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A southeastern Kansas woman has been sentenced to three years' probation and ordered to repay nearly $87,000 she fraudulently collected in Social Security benefits for children who did not live with her.

Teresa Grant, of Arkansas City, was sentenced earlier this month after she pleaded guilty to one count of unauthorized acquisition of Social Security Administration benefits, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Kansas said in a news release.

In exchange for her plea, federal prosecutors dropped two other counts of making a false statement or representation.

In her guilty...

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