Son Accused of Theft of Benefits from Deceased Mother
EAST STROUDSBURG — A man who lived in the Poconos is accused of stealing Social Security benefits meant for his mother for a year after her death.
Steven Caravella, 28, formerly of East Stroudsburg, was arrested in Ohio last week.
Authorities said Caravella used a government-issued debit card to get his mother’s social security benefits for about one year after her death. Caravella allegedly took about $7,762 in benefits between August 2012 and July 2013.