Retired Westchester County police officer indicted in pension fraud scheme

Authorities say Sciacca took unlawful pension payments and forged a required certificate, purportedly issued by the state Education Department.

News 12 Staff

Feb 7, 2023, 10:52 PM

Updated 503 days ago

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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.


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