Fred Ellis

Fred Ellis Jr. in court, Aug. 14, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Former Boston Firefighter Faces Corruption Charge, Risks Losing $86K Pension

A former Boston firefighter appeared in court for the first time Friday, accused of an extortion scheme first uncovered by the I-Team almost four years ago.


Retired Boston Firefighter Fred Ellis (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Former Boston Firefighter Charged In Alleged Extortion Plot

An alleged extortion plot uncovered by the I-Team has led to criminal charges against a Boston firefighter.


HazMat specialist Fred Ellis Jr. is being investigated for steering business to a cleanup company.

I-Team: Veteran Boston Firefighter Is Focus Of Corruption Probe

A Boston firefighter is accused of pressuring motorists who have been in accidents to use a specific company for cleanup. Fred Ellis, a HazMat specialist is now being investigated.