A Long Island lawyer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli of illegally depriving him of his public retirement benefits and of damaging his reputation by portraying him as a pension cheat.

Albert A. D’Agostino, one of the attorneys involved in pension fund investigations by DiNapoli and New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, argued in his suit that he should get compensation based on an earlier determination by a state court judge that his due process rights were violated when DiNapoli summarily rescinded Mr. D’Agostino’s $106,000-a-year pension in April 2008 without holding a pre-deprivation hearing.

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