Ex-New York Officer Convicted of Faking Illness for $200,000 in Benefits


May 18, 2016 | The New York Times

Ex-New York Officer Convicted of Faking Illness for $200,000 in Benefits

A former New York City police officer was convicted on Wednesday of faking a mental disability to get more than $200,000 in benefits from the Social Security Administration, the first verdict by a jury to arise from an indictment of numerous former officers and firefighters in January 2014. A jury in State Supreme Court in Manhattan found the former officer,…