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Wiggins Woman Sentenced For Social Security Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Mississippi

Gulfport, Miss. – Glynell Cook Anderson, 61, of Wiggins, was sentenced to two years on probation with six months of electronic monitoring for theft of government funds, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced today. She was also ordered to pay restitution to the Social Security Administration in the amount of $36,831.

Anderson previously pled guilty to providing repeated false statements to the Social Security Administration and receiving $36,831 in Social Security Supplemental Security Income payments to which she knew she was not entitled.

This case was investigated by the Social Security Administration - Office of Inspector General. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Jones.

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Updated January 7, 2015