OKLAHOMA MAN SAMUEL DEWEY MAXWELL INDICTED FOR ALLEGED SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD, MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS AND THEFT FROM GOVERNMENT
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the January 2012 Federal Grand Jury.
“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt. A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Statutory maximum punishments are in parentheses. United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court. Federal prison sentences are non-parolable”.
SAMUEL DEWEY MAXWELL, age 50, of Okmulgee, Oklahoma
Social Security Fraud; False Statements; Theft from Government
The Indictment alleges that on three separate occasions in 2008, 2009 and 2011, the defendant, did knowingly and willfully make and cause to be made, false, fictitious and fraudulent statements and representations as to material facts in matters within the jurisdiction of the Social Security Administration, an agency of the United States and on or about January, 2010, and continuing thereafter to June, 2011, the defendant, willfully and knowingly embezzled, stole and converted to his own use, money and things of value from the Social Security Administration, a department or agency of the United States, which money had been paid to the defendant as disability payments to which defendant knew he was not entitled and having a value in excess of $1,000.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Social Security Administration. The charges are in violation of Title 42 ,United States Code, Section 408(a)(4), punishable by not more than 5 years in prison and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine; Title 18 U.S.C. Section 100, punishable by not more than 5 years in prison and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine and Title 18 U.S.C. Section 641, punishable by not more than 10 years in prison and/or up to a $250,000.00 fine.
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