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Hobe Sound man indicted on federal fraud charges
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Hobe Sound man indicted on federal fraud charges

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Wochit FORT PIERCE — A federal grand jury indicted a Hobe Sound man on charges including tax evasion, mail fraud and theft of government funds in connection with fraudulent disability payments, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The indictment against Arthur John Kranz, a doctor who specialized in psychiatry, was unsealed Thursday.
The application was approved.
Kranz was supposed to notify the Social Security Administration if he went back to work.
A Justice Department news release states Kranz worked as a psychiatrist in Pennsylvania between 2006 and 2013, earning more than $1.6 million that wasn’t reported to the Social Security Administration or the insurance company.
More: ‘Gamblers’ charged with fraud in connection with thefts from several arcades in Indian River County Kranz also is accused of trying to conceal his income from the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.
Kranz is accused of getting more than $700,000 in fraudulent disability payments from the Social Security Administration and the insurance company.
In all, Kranz faces charges of tax evasion, mail fraud, wire fraud, theft of government funds and Social Security disability fraud.
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