Former judge pleads guilty to Social Security scam

A retired federal judge in Kentucky has changed his plea of innocence to charges that he and a lawyer scammed the government out of approximately $600 million after efforts to dismiss the case were denied. Retired Social Security Judge David B. Daughtry and disability lawyer Eric Conn were indicted in April for allegedly creating a seven-year scheme to get millions of dollars in disability payments. More details in this story at Legal NewsLine.