States Attorney's Office District of Connecticut
|May 18, 2010||
HARTFORD RESIDENT ADMITS SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ANGELA McFARLANE, 38, a citizen of Jamaica residing in Hartford, pleaded guilty today before United States District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to one count of Social Security Fraud.
According to court documents and statements made in court, on January 9, 2007, McFARLANE used a Social Security number and card bearing another person’s name to obtain a Connecticut driver’s license under the assumed identity. On January 8, 2008, McFARLANE applied for a job with A&D Home Health Solutions in Newington using the assumed identity and by submitting the aforementioned Social Security card and driver’s license. McFARLANE then worked at A&D Home Health Solutions using the assumed identity.
Judge Arterton has scheduled sentencing for August 6, 2010, at which time McFARLANE faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years and a fine of up to $250,000.
McFARLANE has been detained since her arrest on April 21, 2010.
This case was investigated the Social Security Administration, Office of Inspector General, and the Newington Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul McConnell.
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