Ex-LIRR worker, Richard Ehrlinger, pleads guilty in connection with scam

The doctor accused in the LIRR disability fraud scheme, and two consultants, have been found guilty of fraud and conspiracy by a jury in Manhattan Federal Court today. (3/29/13)

WOODBURY - Officials say another retired Long Island Rail Road worker has pleaded guilty in connection with a massive disability scam.

Authorities say Richard Ehrlinger, of Bay Shore, admitted to falsifying records.

The 66-year-old retired conductor will pay back $32,000 to the railroad. He also faces up to five years behind bars.

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