...the 55-year-old "Iron Man" triathlete is collecting an $86,000 disability pension from taxpayers... Since retiring in 2001, McLaughlin has run numerous marathons and other races, often finishing near the top -- and first or second in his age group. He's "an incredibly fast runner," a fellow athlete says. "He runs like the wind." ...an asthma victim with reduced lung capacity, qualifying him for an $86,000-a-year disability pension. For life. Free of state and local taxes.
This story brought to mind another one from years ago. These kinds of scams have been going on in NYC for decades.