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Suspects arrested in connection with an alleged disability fraud scheme on January 7, 2014.  (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NYPD Officers, Firefighters Part Of New Arrests In Disability Fraud Investigation

Former 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.

02/25/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

8 Years In Prison For Former LIRR Conductor In Fraud Scheme

A 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.

12/21/2013

Anthony And Geno Delmaro

Father, Son Charged In Far-Reaching Roofing Contractor Scam

New charges have been issued in an alleged scam by a roofing contractor, who has been arrested along with his son.

11/18/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Monmouth County, N.J. Company Admits To Insurance Fraud Scheme

A 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.

09/23/2013

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Doctor, 2 Consultants Convicted In LIRR Disability Fraud Scheme

Three defendants were convicted Tuesday in a scheme to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.

08/06/2013

FILE - A person holds money. (credit: ClipArt)

Clarkstown Police Warn Of Apparent Larceny Scheme Targeting Seniors

The alleged scheme involves contractors doing unsolicited work on residents’ homes, the Clarkstown Police Department said.

05/31/2013

Long Island Rail Road Train (file / credit: LIRR)

8 Years For Doctor In LIRR Disability Fraud Scheme

A 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.

05/25/2013

$11.7 million worth of prescription pills seized from alleged aggregator (credit: Handout via Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

$335 Million In Medicaid Fraud Recovered By NY Attorney General In 2012

The New York State Attorney General’s office reported Wednesday that recovered more than $335 million generated by Medicaid abuse last year.

01/23/2013

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U.S. Attorney: 10 More Charged In Long Island Rail Road Disability Fraud Scheme

The 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.

05/22/2012

A Garbage Truck - File / Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Officials: Sanitation Worker Faked Fall For Workplace Injury Benefits

Ricky Cernera was released without bail after pleading not guilty Thursday to grand larceny, perjury and other charges.

12/29/2011

The office of Dr. Peter Lesniewski, who was charged in October 2011 in the alleged LIRR disability scheme. (credit: CBS 2 | Inset: File Photo)

Report: Over Half Of LIRR Retirees In ’10 Claimed Disability

Federal 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.

10/29/2011

New Jersey Turnpike (credit: AP Photo)

Former NJ Turnpike Toll Collector John Filippine Faces Jail Time For Toll Scam

The 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.

08/24/2011

Handcuffs - File Photo

Dozens Charged In $100M Medicare Fraud Scam

Federal prosecutors in New York City say dozens of people are charged in a $100 million international Medicare fraud scam.

10/13/2010

These individuals, Eastern European Cyber Criminals, are wanted on a variety of federal charges stemming from criminal activities (Photo/FBI)

Dozens In NYC Charged In Computer Virus Scam

The scheme relied on individuals who were known as “money mules” in the United States to actually steal money, the FBI said.

09/30/2010

(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Lakewood Man Charged In $200M Real Estate Scheme

A man who federal prosecutors say operated a real estate investment scheme that defrauded investors of at least $200 million was arrested Thursday morning at his Lakewood home.

08/12/2010

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