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Eight Individuals Charged With Stealing Federal Benefits As Part Of Operation November Rain

Tampa, Florida - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the filing of federal charges against individuals in eight separate cases. These individuals have been charged with stealing $767,949 in federal benefits to which they were not entitled. The penalty for stealing federal benefits or making false statements is up to 10 years in federal prison per count. These Middle District of Florida cases arose out of Operation November Rain, an operation initiated and overseen by the Social Security Administration - Office of Inspector General with assistance from multiple other federal and local law enforcement agencies.


Action Details

  • Date:November 21, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions