Bharara Beefs Up Police Pension Suit With Class Claims

Law360, New York (August 3, 2012, 8:58 PM EDT) -- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Thursday he is adding class action allegations to a lawsuit accusing New York City of cheating police officers who served in the military out of their proper pension benefits, after a federal judge agreed to allow the filing of an amended complaint.

Prosecutors say the city, the police department and the New York City Police Pension Fund improperly calculated the pension benefits of the officers who served by only including their base pay, instead of overtime and night differential pay that...
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