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Ex-NYPD sergeant lied about work at Staten Island landfill filled with 9/11 debris: feds

A former NYPD sergeant was charged Thursday with a trashy 9/11 disability scam in which she falsely claimed to have spent hundreds hours toiling at a Staten Island landfill filled with dangerous World Trade Center debris.

Former NYPD sergeant charged with 9/11 benefits fraud

A former NYPD sergeant allegedly lied about having worked on 9/11 recovery efforts as part of an effort to score cash and medical benefits, authorities said.

Message from the Special Master on the Tenth Anniversary of the Signing of the Zadroga Act

This past weekend, as we ushered in a New Year, the 9/11 community marked an important milestone.

Acculturation, coping, and PTSD in Hispanic 9/11 rescue and recovery workers

Research examining the responders of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks of 9/11 has found that Hispanic responders are at greater risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than non-Hispanic White responders.

Remembering Investigative Specialist Saul Tocker

On behalf of the entire FBI, it’s an honor to be here today to remember Saul.

9/11 survivors, first responders at risk for COVID complications, ‘they are literally scared to death’

After the 9/11 attack 20 years ago, anyone on or near Ground Zero up to eight months after was exposed to debris like glass particles, mercury and asbestos.

9/11 survivors, the ‘most at risk’ group, now facing a scary new enemy: COVID-19

It was the morning of the 9/11 attacks, and John Mormando was watching “Barney & Friends” with his kid.

An Assessment of Healthcare Access and Utilization in the World Trade Center Health Program

Access to healthcare, a national priority, may be better understood through medical surveillance programs like the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).

Congressman Peter King Named CFSI’s 2020 Legislator of the Year

The Congressional Fire Services Institute selected Congressman Peter King (NY-02) as its 2020 Legislator of the Year.

Cardiovascular disease in the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort

Over 90,000 rescue and recovery responders to the September 2001 World Trade Center (WTC) attacks were exposed to toxic materials that can impair cardiac function and increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.