Social Security Benefits Theft Nets 21 Month Prison Term For Monroe Woman
43 year old Jessica Lewis of Monroe was sentenced this week to 21 months in prison for the theft of Social Security benefits. She also was sentenced to three years supervised probation and ordered to pay $119,258 in restitution. According to evidence presented at her guilty plea Lewis cashed and spent her deceased father's Social Security checks. Lewis also told the Social Security Administration that her father was still alive in order to keep getting his checks.