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U.S. fugitive Eric Conn captured in Honduras, returns to Lexington in FBI custody

12/05/2017 05:17 PM

The infamous Eastern Kentucky disability lawyer who police say defrauded the government of millions is back in custody. Eric Conn arrived at Bluegrass Airport on Tuesday evening after evading law enforcement for months. He was captured and arrested outside a Pizza Hut in Honduras on Saturday. Conn fled custody in June after pleading guilty to theft of government property and payment of illegal gratuities. Investigators say Conn, along with two others, conspired over a 10-year period to have disability benefits awarded... Read more 

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