Terlingua woman sentenced to collecting father's social security checks

Broughton pleaded guilty on July 3 to “willfully and knowingly stealing Social Security Administration Retirement Insurance Benefits” after she admitted to forging her father’s signature on benefit checks, the release stated. The money was then put into a joint account shared by Broughton and her father, Luther D. Broughton, from June 1990 until August 2011, the release stated.

According to court records, Luther Broughton died in June 1990 and his daughter leased a storage unit in Lexington, Ky., where she then stuffed his body, the release stated. Luther Broughton’s body was found in the storage unit on Jan. 8 and Broughton’s mother, Mary Elizabeth Broughton, is missing, the release stated. Her checks sent into a checking account have been suspended, the release stated.

The case was investigated by the Social Security Administration Office, the Brewster County Sheriff’s office, and law enforcement in Lexington, Ky., the release stated. U.S. assistant attorney James Miller Jr., prosecuted the case for the government.

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