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Las Vegas man indicted for retirement benefits scam

Posted at 5:35 PM, Jul 21, 2017
and last updated 2018-11-21 17:45:57-05

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.

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