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Clinical psychologist Roberto Velasquez was sentenced today (May 29) to 21 months in federal prison for certifying that dozens of people were disabled when they are not. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, he fabricated patient histories and test results.

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petezanko May 29, 2013 @ 11:54 p.m.

Is this so patients could score prescription speed?

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Don Bauder May 30, 2013 @ 7:44 a.m.

petezanko: Velasquez got $200 for each false report. Some reports were to make people eligible for Social Security benefits. Others were to permit people to avoid taking the English and civics part of citizenship tests. Best, Don Bauder

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petezanko May 30, 2013 @ 10:37 a.m.

Ah, that would explain the federal interest. Thanks!

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Don Bauder May 30, 2013 @ 1:06 p.m.

petezanko: Hope that satisfies your curiosity. Best, Don Bauder

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