Wis. man found not guilty by mental defect in Social Security fraud case of presumed-dead mom

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: December 31, 2013 - 5:15 PM

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — One of three Wisconsin residents accused of cashing the Social Security checks of a relative who's presumed dead was found not guilty this week by reason of mental defect, after a medical expert testified that the man may have failed to understand he was breaking the law.

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