Former Air Traffic Controller Convicted in Disability Benefits Fraud

AINalerts » January 19, 2012
January 19, 2012, 3:05 PM

Raymond Deskins III, a former air traffic controller at the Washington ARTCC in Leesburg, Va., was convicted this week of fraudulently obtaining some $700,000 in disability benefits. He received the disability benefits from 2005 to 2008 while he was working as a construction foreman for a Northern Virginia company, even though he repeatedly told the Department of Labor that he wasn’t engaging in any work activities. He will be sentenced in May.

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