Corrupt Administrative Law Judge pleads guilty in massive Social Security Fraud Case

An administrative judge involved in one of the biggest Social Security frauds in history pleaded guilty Friday, admitting that he helped scam the federal government out of potentially more than half a billion dollars in bogus disability payments.

David B. Daugherty, a former administrative law judge, approved at least 3,149 disability cases filed by a single lawyer in eastern Kentucky. More than 1,700 of those have been deemed fraudulent by government investigators, obligating the government to pay out more than $550 million in lifetime benefits. Continue reading “Corrupt Administrative Law Judge pleads guilty in massive Social Security Fraud Case”