Ohio News: North Royalton man, Louis C. Cooper charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud
North Royalton, Ohio – A North Royalton man was charged with theft of government funds and wire fraud.
Louis C. Cooper, 57, fraudulently collected benefits from Social Security and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation while concealing his employment as a general contractor. Cooper had been entitled to disability payments from a work-related injury in 1996. However, Cooper was required to report to both agencies whether he returned to work, which would terminate his ability to receive continued payments from both agencies, according of the criminal information.