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.
8 Years In Prison For Former LIRR Conductor In Fraud SchemeA former Long Island Rail Road conductor was sentenced this week to eight years in prison, after being convicted of playing a role in a massive disability fraud scheme.
Father, Son Charged In Far-Reaching Roofing Contractor ScamNew charges have been issued in an alleged scam by a roofing contractor, who has been arrested along with his son.
Monmouth County, N.J. Company Admits To Insurance Fraud SchemeA Monmouth County, N.J.-based public adjusting company has admitted to submitting fraudulent insurance claims, in an attempt to bilk an area insurer out of more than $15,000.
Doctor, 2 Consultants Convicted In LIRR Disability Fraud SchemeThree defendants were convicted Tuesday in a scheme to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.
Clarkstown Police Warn Of Apparent Larceny Scheme Targeting SeniorsThe alleged scheme involves contractors doing unsolicited work on residents' homes, the Clarkstown Police Department said.
8 Years For Doctor In LIRR Disability Fraud SchemeA Long Island doctor was sentenced to eight years in prison this week for his part in a massive scheme enabling Long Island Rail Road workers to collect disability fraudulently.
$335 Million In Medicaid Fraud Recovered By NY Attorney General In 2012The New York State Attorney General’s office reported Wednesday that recovered more than $335 million generated by Medicaid abuse last year.
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.
Officials: Sanitation Worker Faked Fall For Workplace Injury BenefitsRicky Cernera was released without bail after pleading not guilty Thursday to grand larceny, perjury and other charges.
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.
Former NJ Turnpike Toll Collector John Filippine Faces Jail Time For Toll ScamThe 58-year-old Columbus resident John Filippine pleaded guilty Wednesday to participating in a scheme in which he and two others obtained toll tickets from interchanges near their toll plazas and substituted them for tickets from motorists who paid larger tolls and then pocketing the difference.