Son Admits To Benefit Fraud - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Son Admits To Benefit Fraud

Updated:
MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) -- A Bluejacket man faces up to seven months in prison after pleading guilty to cashing his dead father's Veterans Affairs benefit checks. Clint Lee Hider pleaded guilty to the crime Thursday in federal court in Muskogee.

The 39-year-old held a joint checking account with his father. Prosecutors say the father's VA checks went directly into the account, even after his death in June 2004.

Hider admitted removing more than $8,200 in benefit payments.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.