Skip to comments.Officials: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer in massive Social Security fraud case captured in Honduras
Posted on 12/04/2017 8:12:10 PM PST by ameribbean expat
Federal agents spent months tracking down Conn, who cut off his electronic monitor and fled in June. Conn pleaded guilty in March to stealing from the federal government and bribing a judge in a more than $500 million Social Security fraud case.
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Shouldn’t some town in Honduras be offering him sanctuary?
Officials said the fraud was the biggest in the history of the Social Security program, obligating the government to pay more than $550 million in benefits if the investigation hadnt intervened.
Conn admitted putting false evidence of clients disabilities in their claims, paying doctors to sign forms with little scrutiny, and giving more than $600,000 cash to the judge, David B. Daugherty.
Daugherty pleaded guilty in the case, and a psychologist from Pikeville, Bradley Adkins, was convicted of signing forms for that included false information.
Another former Social Security judge, Charlie Paul Andrus, pleaded guilty to being part of the scheme to discredit an agency employee who tried to expose the wrongdoing.
What a corrupt mess.
Surprised he got caught. It should be easy to screw the gubmint.