Mark Lagerkvist on Fraud and Corruption in New Jersey's Pension System


Timothy Carroll retired at age 33. He claimed he was "totally and permanently" disabled by the trauma of seeing dead bodies while working as a sheriff's officer in Morris County, New Jersey. "I suffer from crime scene flashbacks and hallucinations due to all the years I served as a crime scene detective," stated Carroll in his disability application.

But the real shock, reports Mark Lagerkvist, is Carroll then started a business that cleans up gory crime scenes. And the state continues to pay him a disability pension for life, a sum that could total $1 million or more.