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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ball Woman Sentenced for Theft of Government Funds

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that EZOLA ISAAC, age 70, of Ball, Louisiana, was sentenced today after previously pleading guilty to theft of government funds.

U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle sentenced ISAAC to three years probation and ordered her to pay restitution to the Social Security Administration in the amount of $165,878.80

According to court documents, ISAAC received Social Security Title II Benefit payments to which she knew she was not entitled.  

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work for the United States Social Security Administration- Office of Inspector General in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Loan "Mimi" Nguyen was in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated April 27, 2016