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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 24, 2015

City Woman Sentenced to Serve Five Years Probation and Pay Over $35,000 in Restitution for Social Security Fraud

Oklahoma City, OklahomaDELANE HENDERSON, 52, of Oklahoma City, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robin Cauthron to serve five years of probation for making a materially false and fraudulent representation to the Social Security Administration (“SSA”), announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.  As part of her sentence, Henderson was also ordered to pay $35,240.00 in restitution.  According to court documents, Henderson falsely represented that she was a deceased social security beneficiary, and used the beneficiary’s social security number and other identifiers to obtain funds from the SSA.  Reference is made to court filings for further information.

This case was the result of an investigation conducted by the Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Julia E. Barry

Updated July 27, 2015