Clinical Psychologist Convicted in Social Security Fraud Scheme

A federal jury in Lexington convicted a clinical psychologist on Monday, June 12, for his role in a Social Security disability fraud scheme. After a one-week trial in federal court in Lexington, the jury convicted Alfred Bradley Adkins, 45, of Shelbiana, KY, of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, one count of mail fraud, one count of wire fraud, and one count of making flase statements. According to evidence presented at trial, Adkins conspired with former SSA administrative law judge David Black Daugherty and former Kentucky lawyer Eric Christopher Conn to defraud the U.S. Conn and Adkins submitted false and fraudulent medical documentation to the SSA, and Daugherty awarded disability benefits based on the same. Trial evidence demonstrated that the conspirators; actions obligated the SSA to pay more than $600 million in disability benefits in more than 2,000 cases to claimants in Kentucky and elsewhere. Sentencing has been scheduled for September 22.

Be the first to comment

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.