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Arkansas Granny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-14-08 08:47 PM
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16. If she has received benefits by not declaring all of the information that
the agency has asked for, I believe they consider that to be fraud. I'm not sure what the penalties are, but I'm sure that it would be restitution at the very least.
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  -Ok my fellow DUer's question time on welfare/disability mrcheerful  Feb-14-08 08:08 PM   #0 
  - If she needs medical help  sandnsea   Feb-14-08 08:16 PM   #1 
  - I understand that medically she needs some help, but shes more interested in  mrcheerful   Feb-14-08 08:25 PM   #5 
     - ONE medication is over a thousand dollars a month  sandnsea   Feb-14-08 08:29 PM   #7 
        - That was my feeling also. It sounds like she is offering her family  truedelphi   Jun-12-08 06:38 PM   #30 
  - yes, that would be fraud. And they will want all their money back. nt.  cbayer   Feb-14-08 08:18 PM   #2 
  - My understanding is that you must give the welfare agency...  Gogi   Feb-14-08 08:20 PM   #3 
  - I tried telling her that and she said thats none of welfares business.  mrcheerful   Feb-14-08 08:28 PM   #6 
  - As far as I can tell it will not affect you  undergroundpanther   Feb-14-08 08:39 PM   #11 
  - I don't see how you would be complicit in this.  cbayer   Feb-14-08 08:39 PM   #12 
  - Thats true, I guess I'm just worried about drawing attention from government.  mrcheerful   Feb-14-08 08:49 PM   #17 
  - What usuallly happens with those who have used  ikojo   Feb-14-08 08:40 PM   #13 
  - You try to keep government...  No_BS   Feb-18-08 11:26 AM   #20 
     - LOL!!! Do back to them what they do to us all our lives. Screw em'!  liberal4truth   Mar-05-08 11:43 PM   #28 
  - But..  undergroundpanther   Feb-14-08 08:36 PM   #9 
  - Need to get advice from an advocate.  WHEN CRABS ROAR   Feb-14-08 08:21 PM   #4 
  - I may be wrong but the kidney transplant may  ikojo   Feb-14-08 08:33 PM   #8 
  - They already are on medicare as both are getting SSDI. In michigan you have to get at least  mrcheerful   Feb-14-08 08:36 PM   #10 
  - Honesty is the safest, easiest, and best policy...  Vodid   Feb-14-08 08:43 PM   #14 
  - Fuck em. The government has been cheating you all your life.  tmfun   Feb-14-08 08:46 PM   #15 
  - Isnt THAT the truth!  rashotte   Sep-18-08 12:32 AM   #33 
  - And....  rashotte   Sep-18-08 12:46 AM   #34 
  - If she has received benefits by not declaring all of the information that  Arkansas Granny   Feb-14-08 08:47 PM   #16 
  - When you fill out the applications they ask for all sources of income  jwirr   Feb-14-08 09:06 PM   #18 
  - I ageree if we had a better health care system in place people wouldn't be forced into playing  mrcheerful   Feb-14-08 09:10 PM   #19 
  - be honest as they can and will find everything that has her name on it-my sis  fed-up   Feb-18-08 05:14 PM   #21 
  - SSI is generally NOT considered when other family members apply for Welfare  happyslug   Feb-20-08 11:02 PM   #22 
  - Thats pretty much what I thought, but I wanted to cover my ass.  mrcheerful   Feb-25-08 12:13 PM   #23 
     - mrcheerful I was just dealing with the local social secuirty office wednesday  UALRBSofL   Feb-29-08 10:23 PM   #24 
        - Right blood relationship or marriage causes troubles with SSI.  mrcheerful   Feb-29-08 11:38 PM   #25 
        - I believe that if money friends or family give you is termed a loan it does not disqualify you  fed-up   Mar-02-08 10:21 AM   #26 
  - Update time  mrcheerful   Mar-05-08 09:14 AM   #27 
  - it is administrative fraud.  JL810   May-25-08 12:42 PM   #29 
  - I don't know about the other things, but....  Kire   Aug-03-08 08:19 AM   #31 
  - she can give the car away  pop goes the weasel   Aug-16-08 01:38 PM   # 
  - Title and ownership are two different things, For welfare and SSI is is OWNERSHIP that counts.  happyslug   Sep-18-08 08:40 PM   #35 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-16-08 01:38 PM   #32 

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