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Man Charged With Defrauding the Social Security Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2012

 

Gregory W. Butcher, 53, of West Chester, Pennsylvania was charged today by Information with defrauding the Social Security Administration by receiving disability insurance benefits while concealing that he was working and earning income, for a period of almost nine years, resulting in losses to the government of approximately $82,621.60, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 15 years imprisonment, a $500,000.00 fine, restitution of $82,621.60 and three years supervised release.

The case was investigated by the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General and is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Thomas Moshang III.



UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

 

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