disability fraud News

Work Comp Fraudster Must Repay $246K, Spend Seven Months in Prison

A Cleveland-area man was sentenced to seven months in prison Wednesday and ordered to repay nearly $246,000 in disability benefits he fraudulently received from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation and the Social Security Administration, the BWC said Friday. Louis …

Former NYC Police Officer Admits Guilt in Big Disability-Fraud Case

An accused ringleader of a sprawling disabilities fraud scheme admitted Wednesday he helped coach retired police officers and others to fake mental-health problems to get Social Security benefits. Joseph Esposito pleaded guilty to grand larceny in a scam that prosecutors …

Spokane Woman Charged With $101,000 Disability Fraud

A Spokane, Wash., woman stands accused of raking in more than $100,000 in disability benefits while working with her husband to operate his motel, and their nightclub and apartment building. The Washington Attorney General’s Office has charged Mistie S. Crosby …

Rocker New York Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud

A former police officer accused of rocking out on stage as the lead singer of a metal band called Cousin Sleaze while he claimed he couldn’t work because of an arm injury pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday. Christopher Inserra …