LIRR fraudsters: Sentences were ‘miscarriage of justice’
Lawyers for three men serving eight-year prison terms for their roles in the Long Island Rail Road disability fraud scandal told a federal judge that the sentences were a “miscarriage of justice” in light of new findings validating many disability claims.
2 more LIRR fraudsters dodge prison, get probation
Two more ex-LIRR workers who cooperated with prosecutors in the railroad disability fraud investigation got probation Friday from a Manhattan ...
LIRR fraudster gets 37 months in prison
A North Merrick volunteer firefighter was sentenced Tuesday to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to repay the $330,567 ...
LIRR fraudster avoids jail, to repay $294G
Former Long Island Rail Road conductor Christopher Parlante became the latest disability fraudster to escape prison time Tuesday, and also ...
LIRR fraudster gets 18 months
Philip Pulsonetti, a retired Long Island Rail Road supervisor who ran 10-minute miles in a 10k race just weeks after ...
Ex-LIRR worker to pay $183G for fraud
Steven DeStefano, a 63-year-old former Long Island Rail Road electrician from Manorville, became the 19th defendant to avoid prison for ...
3 more LIRR disability fraudsters avoid prison
Three more Long Island Rail Road fraudsters -- including two who also committed perjury -- avoided prison time at sentencings ...
Ex-LIRR agent gets probation in $371G scam
A former Long Island Rail Road worker who pleaded guilty to pension fraud was sentenced Tuesday to 2 years' probation ...
Ex-LIRR conductor in scam to repay $226G
A former Long Island Rail Road conductor who was part of a massive pension fraud scheme was sentenced Monday to ...
Defendant gets 5 years in LIRR fraud case
Marie Baran, a 66-year-old former federal worker whose conviction for helping scores of Long Island Rail Road retirees fill out ...