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Former New York Railroad Conductor Avoids Prison in Disability Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road conductor has been ordered to repay nearly $295,000 in connection with the LIRR disability fraud case in New York. Christopher Parlante was a key government witness in two trials that ended in convictions of …

New York Railroad Workers Charged in $1 Billion Disability Claims Fraud

U.S. prosecutors charged 11 people Thursday in connection with an alleged $1 billion fraud involving hundreds of railroad workers filing false disability claims. In some cases, workers claimed they were unable to work even while they played golf, shoveled snow …

Jury Acquits Boston Bodybuilding Firefighter of Fraud Charges

A Boston firefighter who claimed disability benefits due to a back injury but still competed as bodybuilder has been found not guilty of fraud by a federal jury. Albert Arroyo was acquitted on two counts of mail fraud by a …