Female White-Collar Crime Divas-Mordern Day Thieves
“To withhold information and even allow a listener to be mislead . . . comes close to the definition of deceit.” Walter Isaacson
Today’s Crime Diva is Regina Kay Vanlandingham, 51, of Covington KY. This is a disturbed Crime Diva who had her son to help her carry out here supplemental security income scheme. She only made the diva’s list because this is a white-collar crime and the amount she defrauded the government is nearly $200,000.
According to the reports, Ms. Vanlandingham from 1999 through 2011 lied about her living arrangements in which she was living with three separate men at different times and receiving financial assistance from them.
When she thought her scheme was being exposed she dressed in costume and pretended to be severely mentally disabled in front of Social Security agents in an attempt to remain eligible for assistance, according to authorities. When agents became suspicious, she had her son, Franklin Vanlandingham, 30, lie to help her conceal her fraud.
She was convicted of Supplemental Security Income Fraud and sentenced to 12 months in federal prison. Her son received five months in prison, followed by five months home detention, for aiding and abetting Supplemental Security Income Fraud. Obviously, he knew she could get in trouble. I’m sure he had no ideal that he would be sent to prison also. When individuals are caught-up in their criminal activities others must be very careful what and how they are interacting with and for them, otherwise they are or can become part of the crime.
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