Lawyer Scams SS Disability Out of Over Half a Billion Dollars

Eric Christopher Conn, 56, of Pikeville, Ky, a lawyer who specializes in Social Security Disability claims has been arrested for fraud.  Conn (Named appropriately) was able to achieve a 99.7% success rate by paying SSA administrative law judge David Daugherty ten thousand a month for 6 years to find in his client’s favor.  He used a variety of doctors to fill out false medical records.

In a break for the governmentwide effort to thwart improper payments, the Justice Department on Friday announced a guilty plea by a Kentucky disability attorney involved in a scheme to defraud the Social Security Administration of as much as $550 million.

Eric Christopher Conn, 56, of Pikeville, Ky., pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky to one count of theft of government…



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