FBI’s most wanted Social Security scam leader nabbed in Honduras: Report

This photo provided by the Honduras public magistrate's office shows Eric Conn with Technical Agency of Criminal Investigation (ATIC) agents after he was captured by police on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in the city of La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras. Conn, a fugitive Kentucky lawyer who escaped before facing sentencing for his central role in a massive Social Security fraud case, is expected to be transferred to the U.S. on Tuesday. (Honduras public magistrate's office via AP)
This photo provided by the Honduras public magistrate’s office shows Eric Conn with Technical Agency of Criminal Investigation (ATIC) agents after he was captured by police on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in the city of La Ceiba, Atlantida, Honduras. Conn, …

The man who ran the largest Social Security fraud in American history has been captured in Honduras after six months on the run, a Honduran newspaper reported Monday.

Eric C. Conn, who was on the FBI’s list of most wanted fugitives, was nabbed by Honduran investigators in La Ceiba, according to El Heraldo. The newspaper said investigators had been tracking Conn for several weeks.

Conn is to be sent back to the U.S. on Tuesday, the newspaper said.

He pleaded guilty earlier this year…

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