Daniel Denis sentenced in LIRR pension fraud scheme

Prosecutors say Denis collected on benefits since retiring from the LIRR in 2003. (4/16/14)

NORTH BABYLON - Police say a former Long Island Rail Road worker has been sentenced in connection with the massive pension fraud scheme.

Former ticket agent Daniel Denis has to pay back $371,000 in fraudulent disability benefits.

Prosecutors say Denis collected on benefits since retiring from the LIRR in 2003.

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The North Babylon man also received two years probation but will not go to jail.

A total of 33 people have pleaded guilty in the LIRR disability scam case. 

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