Retired Westchester County police officer indicted in pension fraud scheme
A retired Westchester County police officer has been indicted for allegedly double-dipping from the state pension fund.
Anthony Sciacca is accused of stealing more than $163,000 from the State and Local Retirement System, according to the state comptroller and the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office.
Authorities say Sciacca took unlawful pension payments and forged a required certificate, purportedly issued by the state Education Department.
The charges filed against him include scheme to defraud, grand larceny, defrauding the government and forgery.