US agency votes to cut disability benefits for nearly 600 NY railroad retirees linked to scam

  • Article by: FRANK ELTMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 2, 2013 - 11:39 AM

MINEOLA, N.Y. — Nearly 600 retirees of a major New York commuter railroad are losing their disability benefits in the wake of a widespread scandal that has cost hundreds of millions of dollars and seen at least one physician sent to prison, a federal official said Tuesday.

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