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Grand Forks man sentenced for stealing $1.2 million in dead father's pension checks

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FARGO -What troubled U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson most wasn't that Silas Lee McHenry Jr. stole $1.2 million from the federal government.

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It was that the Grand Forks man did so over the course of nearly three decades, consciously choosing each month for 320 months to accept his deceased father's federal pension checks and cash in on the bankroll.

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