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More than 100 New York City workers charged in disability scam

Authorities say police officers and firefighters faked psychiatric

Authorities say police officers and firefighters faked psychiatric problems in order to get federal benefits. (January 7, 2014 6:29 PM)

More than 100 current and former New York City workers are being charged in connection with a disability scam stretching back more than two decades. Authorities say the suspects, who include police officers and firefighters, faked psychiatric problems in order to get federal disability benefits. They allegedly made false claims that they couldn’t work or even leave their houses. According to Manhattan...

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