New York (Daily Pakistan Online) Three New York City corrections officers were arrested for allegedly falsely claiming illness and taking leave with full pay for an entire year. According to a press release from the US Department of Justice, the three Worked at Ruskers Island, a prison in Manhattan’s East River. Officers Steven Cange, Eduardo Trinidad and Monica Cooksum were arrested Thursday and charged with fraud and defrauding a federally funded organization.
The statement added that the three officers defrauded the New York public and took more than a year of sick leave despite being understaffed at Rikers Island. The three officers forged hundreds of doctor’s notes for various injuries and illnesses.
According to the New York Post, Stephen King, who earned a salary of more than $160,000 a year, went on sick leave in March 2021, during which time he read Dev Malay story books. Eduardo Trinidad June 2021 and November 2022. Make fictitious injuries for duty leave between. He took a salary of more than 140 thousand dollars. His fiancee Monica Cooksum was also engaged in similar activities. She was on leave from March 2021 to May 2022 due to fake injuries while earning $80,000 a year.