Feds Investigating Disabled Chicago Firefighters, Paramedics

Subpoena follows a series of newspaper reports


 
 

Tim Novak; Chicago Sun-Times | | Thursday, October 11, 2012


CHICAGO — A federal grand jury that’s investigating disability payments to Chicago police officers in the wake of a Chicago Sun-Times investigation is also probing injury claims from Chicago firefighters and paramedics, newly obtained records show.

As it did with the police pension fund, the grand jury is demanding that the firefighters pension fund produce a host of records, including medical reports, dating to January 2006, according to the subpoena the fund’s administrators received last week.

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