Originally Posted by growing_older
So, the conclusion of the article is only that the 401k plan is not liable for the fraud. They did what they were supposed to do, but he failed to be notified because he didn't update his address. It says nothing about her getting away with taking the money or having any right to it. He has a valid legal claim against her - and there's probably a criminal offense as well.
+1 so if she has assets or income go after her in civil court for damages, if not, press the authorities for criminal charges. Either way, she shouldn't get off scot-free.