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Apollo couple indicted on Social Security fraud charges

Brian C. Rittmeyer

A federal grand jury in Pittsburgh has indicted an Apollo couple on Social Security fraud charges, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady’s office said Wednesday.

Tara Jo Frain, 33, and Danny Ray Alexander, 45, both of North Warren Avenue, each allegedly received more than $1,000 in Supplemental Security Income benefits to which they knew they were not entitled between Nov. 29, 2013, and Dec. 30, 2016, according to the indictment.

Frain and Alexander also are accused of making a false statement relating to their right to receive SSI benefits by saying they were not married, the indictment said.

They face up to 15 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.

Brian Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter @BCRittmeyer.

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