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MAY 10, 2006
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BALTIMORE MAN SENTENCED FOR STEALING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
BALTIMORE, Maryland - Timothy R. McCourry, Sr., age 39, of Baltimore, was sentenced today to a year and a day in prison followed by three years of supervised release for theft of Social Security funds, announced United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake also ordered that McCourry pay full restitution to the Social Security Administration in the amount of $20,841.
According to the statement of facts presented to the court on February 22, 2006 at his guilty plea, McCourry filed two forms on April 15, 2003 in order to receive Social Security benefits payable to his two minor children. To be eligible to receive the benefits, McCourry falsely stated on the applications that the minor children lived with him. As a result of the fraudulent applications, between April 2003 and April 2005 McCourry stole $20,841 in payments from the Social Security Administration. He did not provide any of the benefit payments to his children.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Social Security Administration - Office of Inspector General for their investigative work in this case. Mr. Rosenstein also praised Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie Gallagher, who prosecuted the case.
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