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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 23, 2018

Pleasants County woman ordered to pay money from the theft of social security benefits

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - Anne Louise Hall, of St. Marys, West Virginia, was ordered to pay more than $54,000 to the Social Security Administration, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Hall, age 57, pled guilty to one count of “Theft of Government Money” in October 2017. Hall admitted to collecting social security benefits under false pretenses. The crime occurred from October 2006 to March 2017.

Hall was sentenced to five years probation for the theft. Hall was also ordered to pay $54,678.90 in restitution.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Shawn M. Adkins prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Social Security Administration Office of Inspector General investigated. 

Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.

Updated February 23, 2018