Long Island Rail Road “Overtime King” Thomas Caputo was sentenced to eight months in prison Friday for his role in a time cheat conspiracy that netted him thousands of dollars.
Caputo, a former LIRR track inspector, had previously copped to one count of conspiracy to commit federal program theft for the scheme.
In a sentencing memo, federal prosecutors said Caputo, 57, conspired with his four co-defendants to submit false time cards that included overtime hours for when they were not on the job.
“Caputo and his coconspirators carried out this scheme by agreeing to ‘cover’ for one another’s absences, taking turns being absent for all or part
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