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Social Security Administration Employee and Husband Convicted in Public Benefit Fraud Scheme

Montgomery, Ala. - On Thursday, February 15, 2018, a federal jury found two Montgomery residents guilty of fraud and witness tampering, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. The two defendants were Nakia Palmer, 35, a former employee of the Social Security Administration, and her husband, Nathaniel Palmer, 30. Nakia Palmer was convicted of mail fraud, theft of government property, Social Security benefit fraud, and food stamp fraud. The jury convicted Nathaniel Palmer of mail fraud, theft of government property, and witness tampering. Each defendant was found guilty of all counts in which he or she was charged.


Action Details

  • Date:February 16, 2018
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions