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LIRR workers arrested in disability scheme

Authorities said that in addition to 21 defendants, including two doctors, who have now been charged, as many as 1,500 other former LIRR workers are suspected of scamming millions from the federal Railroad Retirement Board through bogus disability claims, but can escape prosecution if they give up their disability pensions.


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