Social Security Thief Sentenced

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A woman was taken to federal prison after cashing in social security benefits from a man who died in her care. Carel Cody, 47, was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison Tuesday. Over the course of 16 years Cody stole more than $200,000 in social security benefits from John … Continue reading »

Social Security Thief Sentenced

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A judge sentenced a Cottage Grove caretaker, Tuesday, for stealing social security benefits. Carel Cody, 47, of Cottage Grove was sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for her theft of more than $200,000 in social security benefits since a man she was caring for died. According to court records, Cody’s … Continue reading »

Two Accused of Burying Man, Stealing Social Security Benefits

May 18, 2012 COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Two Cottage Grove residents are accused of burying a man after he died more than 15 years ago and stealing his social security benefits. Investigators say Carel Cody was a caregiver for John Arnold when he died between 1994 and 1996. They say she buried his body on … Continue reading »