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Long Island scandals throughout history

Suffolk County's $1 billion Southwest Sewer District was

Suffolk County's $1 billion Southwest Sewer District was unequaled in Long Island history for delays, scandals and broken promises to taxpayers. Credit: Newsday / Thomas R. Koeniges, 1973

Reaching back through history, Long Island has had its fair share of scandalous and sensational stories -- some of which have even become the subject of national media attention.

From murders in the Hamptons, to embezzlement of Long Island school funds and even LIRR disability fraud cases, we took a look at 15 of the biggest, most scandalous stories from Long Island's past.

See which stories made the list by clicking the link below.

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