Ex-NYPD Officers, Firefighters Part Of New Arrests In Disability Fraud InvestigationFormer police officers and firefighters were among the nearly 30 defendants arrested Tuesday, accused of claiming Social Security disability payments when they were still able to work.
Conn. VA Operating Fully; VA Secretary Warns Of Possible Compensation Freeze Due To ShutdownDisability checks continue to be processed but Conn. VA Commissioner Linda Schwartz said if the government shutdown continues into next month, the checks could be stalled.
Report: Retired NJ Cop On Disability Seen Tackling Man In Reality TV ShowThe retired Hamilton police officer is on disability for a leg injury. He earned $70,000 in disability pension last year.
Authorities: Punk Band Leader Cop Faked Injury, Collected Over $30KA Port Authority police officer claimed that he couldn’t report to his beat because of an arm injury, when he was really flailing and thrashing about onstage with his punk rock band, federal authorities said.
U.S. Attorney: 10 More Charged In Long Island Rail Road Disability Fraud SchemeThe retirees are accused of faking injuries to qualify for extra disability pension pay. Tuesday arrests came following 11 last October, including doctors who allegedly helped retirees game the system and former LIRR workers who claimed crippling injuries.
Report: Over Half Of LIRR Retirees In '10 Claimed DisabilityFederal prosecutors charged 11 people on Thursday with conspiracy in a decade-long fraud that authorities say poisoned the pension system used by employees of the nation's largest commuter railroad.