Crime

Baltimore County Army veteran facing federal charges for falsely claiming to be a paraplegic, obtaining more than $1 million in government disability benefits

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County U.S. Army veteran has been charged with fraudulently obtaining more than $1 million in government disability benefits. A federal criminal complaint charges William Rich, 41, of Windsor Mill, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining a total of more than $1 million dollars in disability benefits and Social Security Administration disability benefits by falsely claiming that he was a …