Dorothy Griffin began collecting her Social Security benefits in 1986. By April 1991, her daughter, Emma Carter-Alexander, began to care for her and was approved by the government to receive her checks. That arrangement continued until February 2017, with $298,168.20 paid out over the years to Carter-Alexander to take care of her mother’s expenses. Unfortunately, Griffin died in 1993, and Carter-Alexander never told the government, according to documents filed in federal court in Sacramento. Instead, the 66-year-old Vallejo woman continued cashing the checks for the next 24 years and dutifully sent the Social Security Administration annual reports “documenting how the money paid for these benefits
One person took to Twitter to tell Simone Biles, "Baby ... Your hair... You need some black friends," and since posting, the tweet has gone viral.
Former judge Roy Moore said he was refusing to concede the Alabama senate race and has said it could be recounted. In a speech to his supporters in Montgomery, he said the vote must be counted again if there is a 0.5% difference between him and the Democrat Doug Jones after all ballots are recorded. Earlier in the evening, Rich Hobson, a longtime associate of Mr Moore, told a stunned and used crowd at the event that it was too early to recognise Mr Jones victory, even though Donald Trump was among those to offer their praise to the Democrat.
A honeymooning groom filmed the terrifying moment his bride was savaged by a shark in the Caribbean. Sarah Illig can be seen gliding through the clear blue water when the predator lunges and takes a chunk out of her arm. Video footage shot by her husband Evan Carroll shows Sarah recoiling in pain and swimming away as fast as she can. She said later she did not see the nurse shark approach and initially thought Evan was playing a trick on her during their snorkelling trip in the Bahamas. She said: “I felt a whoosh of water, something clamped down on my arm and I assumed my husband was playing a prank on me. “Less than a second later I realized how much it hurt and looked past where my goggles
A popular New York restaurant whose owner is accused of sexual harassment reportedly had a space dubbed the “rape room” upstairs, according to a report in The New York Times. It was in this area that Friedman’s friend Mario Batali, who invested in the restaurant when it opened in 2004, allegedly assaulted one of the women who has accused the celebrity chef of sexual misconduct. For his part, Friedman is accused of groping a number of women who worked for him, and allowing his friends to do so too, a report from the Times stated.
While traveling in Tennessee with her husband a few years back, Megan Orr Burnside saw a scene at a gas station that made her uneasy, to say the least: a mother violently struggling to get her son, who appeared to be about 10, into the car. Not liking the looks of the situation, Megan reported the incident to the police. In a post to Facebook, Megan admitted to completely blaming the mom at first for whatever was going on and detailed just how much she regrets making that call now that a few years have gone by: He was screaming and she was so angry and frustrated. We watched her get him in the car and there was a lot of physical fighting in the car. It looked like she was hitting him as well,
Earlier today, we reported on the story surrounding Kimberly Jones’s Facebook video of her 11-year-old son, Keaton. The clip, which has since gone viral, depicts Keaton in a teary state as he questions why his peers enjoy bullying others. Following