Mauldin Woman Stole $93K in Benefits, Feds Say

66-year-old Evelyn Hindman of Mauldin received $93,000 in disability and Medicaid benefits after misrepresenting her eligibility status, acting U.S. Attorney Kevin McDonald said.  The alleged fraud could wind up costing her 10 years in prison and a fine of more than five times the amount of the benefits she received.

Hindman is charged with theft of government funds and health care fraud. If convicted, Hindman could receive 10 years in prison and up to $250,000 for each count.

McDonald said the case was investigated by agents of the Social Security Administration and the Office of Inspector General.

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