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Former Amsterdam employee admits to workers' compensation scam

Former Amsterdam employee admits to workers' compensation scam

April 12, 2017 05:35 PM

A former city of Amsterdam employee has pleaded guilty to scamming the workers' compensation system.

The state inspector general says 51-year-old William Forte was working for the city when he claimed he wasn't working at all. He’s also seen using an arm he claimed to have injured.

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In all, Forte stole more than $15,000 in benefits he was not entitled too.

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