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Boston Detective Arraigned on 34 Counts of Fraud

March 25, 2010  | 

A Boston police detective who was once named a “top cop’’ for good police work was arraigned yesterday in federal court on charges he faked injuries and defrauded the city and a private insurer in a disability scam, prosecutors said.

Eliezer Gonzalez, 48, a divorced father of two and former Marine who lives in East Boston, was charged with 34 counts of mail fraud after authorities said they photographed him walking and acting normally, then showing up at medical appointments using a cane and pretending he could not walk or speak without assistance.

“The allegations against Mr. Gonzalez are an affront to the honest men and women of the Boston Police Department,’’ US Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz said in a statement. “The fraudulent disability claims he allegedly made denigrate officers and other public servants who are truly disabled in the line of duty.’’

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