More than 50 people plead guilty in massive Social Security disability scam – NY Daily News.

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This story has been around for awhile.
However, with guilty pleas it is in the news again.
It increases the pressure on Social Security and ALJs to deny more claims and to examine all claims more closely.

Man who defrauded Social Security, feigned blindness sentenced to prison.

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Incredible. He must have falsified records also to show his blindness, or did he recover from his blindness? The rule is that you must report health improvements to Social Security.

NYPD, FDNY members cashed in on bogus 9/11 woes as part of massive $400M Social Security fraud: prosecutor – NY Daily News.

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It remains to be seen what the Court will say about these allegations. However, if true, they make it that more difficult for people with true disabilities to win their case.

City cops, firefighters suspected of scamming Social Security with bogus stress-related illness claims – NY Daily News.

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Some firefighters and police officers, depending on the State, do not pay into the Social Security system.

OIG Targets Large-Scale Disability Fraud Schemes | Office of the Inspector General, SSA.

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This investigation is a good idea. If there are people defrauding the system they should be put in jail so those who are disabled can receive the payments they are entitled to.

75 arrested for Social Security disability scam in Puerto Rico – Washington Times.

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Sounds bizarre. Did they make up people or enlist scammers to pose as disabled claimants?

Woman admits to Social Security fraud.

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You cannot spend money designated for your child on yourself or for a drug habit.