For the people of West Virginia who live with a physical or mental disability, life is often difficult. Even though they may receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, finances are most likely tight. Many of them wish they could drive to Charleston and go to work every day, but they are unable to because of their conditions, making it all the more shocking that someone would fake a disability in order to receive government benefits.
A man has recently been charged with making a false statement in order to be eligible for disability benefits and theft of government funds. Prosecutors are saying that the man lied about his physical and medical conditions to doctors and psychologists and then used a misdiagnosis to obtain Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits.
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