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Just found out that U.S. Social Security Chequers of deceased person are being cashed.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Person lives in Canada and person entitled to payments worked in Michigan

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Not sure about U.S. Canadian taxes have been finalized.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Don’t think so.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Legal
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Well, that's blatant social security fraud. Did you have a specific question on the matter? It may very well be that the person is entitled to benefits based on the wage earners work record (such as the spouse of a deceased wage earner), but they cannot just keep the wage earner's funds after death; that SS account must be closed.

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