Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia

if a person works a full time job and receives pay in cash while also receiving disability payments which they don't report the earnings is this fraud and if it is what could be the punishment for it ?

Asked on 11/02/13, 10:09 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

Yes, such behaviour could well be considered fraudulent if the person

receiving such disability payments failed to disclose them to

the proper authorities when s/he was required to do so as a condition

for receiving them. (As for the penalty that might be involved for such

nondisclosure, on these few facts I have no idea.)

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Answered on 11/03/13, 8:32 am

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