Eric C. Conn Case

Fugitive Lawyer Eric C. Conn Captured In Honduras

Dec 4, 2017
AP File Photo

A fugitive Kentucky lawyer who escaped before facing sentencing for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case has been captured in Honduras, officials said Monday.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal authorities searching for a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a massive Social Security fraud case have released surveillance photos that they say show him at a gas station and a Walmart in New Mexico in early June.

A Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" has been indicted on charges that he made millions by paying a doctor and a judge to rubber-stamp disability claims using phony medical evidence.

Associated Press

U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers says a suspension of federal disability benefits for 900 recipients in eastern Kentucky and southern West Virginia is being lifted.