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Boston cop sentenced for overtime

By meerna Jul11,2024
Boston cop sentenced for overtime

BOSTON (WWLP) – A former Boston police officer has been convicted of participating in an overtime fraud scheme.

Craig Smalls was ordered to pay a $16,000 fine, $16,252 in restitution, and two years of probation. In 2021, he pleaded guilty to conspiracy and embezzlement charges involving federal funds.

He was convicted of collecting more than $16,000 in overtime pay he did not work.

So far, 15 Boston police officers have been charged with overtime fraud. Smalls is the third person to be convicted so far.

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By meerna

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