Report: 28 more charged in 9/11 disability scam

Last month, investigators said four Nassau County men were ringleaders of a huge scheme to collect disability. (2/25/14)

MANHATTAN - Police say there has been another wave of arrests in an alleged 9/11 disability scam involving 100 retired cops and firefighters.

Last month, investigators announced that four Nassau County men were ringleaders of a huge scheme to collect disability.

Former prosecutor Raymond Lavallee, of Massapequa, ex-officers John Minerva, of Malverne, Thomas Hale, of Bellmore, and Joseph Esposito, of Valley Stream, were all charged.

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Police say in addition to those listed, there are reports that another 28 retired cops and firefighters have been charged.

 

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