A Las Vegas man has been indicted for his role in a retirement benefits scam.
The Attorney General's Office announced that 45-year-old Carl Dean Robertson,was arrested on seven felony charges following an indictment by the Clark County Grand Jury for his role in a Nevada PERS scam.
The charges include one count of theft in the amount of $3,500 or more, a category “B” felony, one count of attempt theft in the amount of $3,500 or more, a category “C” felony, two counts of forgery, a category “D” felony, and three counts of possession or sale of document or personal identifying information to establish false status or identity, a category “C” felony. The alleged scam was committed between August 2015 and June 2017.
According to the indictment, Robertson is accused of obtaining retirement benefit payments intended for a deceased Nevada PERS member. After payments ceased, Robertson attempted to reinstate the retirement benefit payments by misrepresenting himself to be a Nevada PERS member through a series of forged documents.