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5 Broward County lawyers arrested in 19-month car accident insurance scheme
Five lawyers in Broward County have been arrested after accused of engaging in a car accident insurance scheme for more than a year.
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Adam Hurtig, 46, Steven Slootsky, 57, Alexander Kapetan, 45, Mark Spatz, 58, and Vincent Pravato, 48, turned themselves into Broward County Sheriff deputies on Sept. 6, WSVN reports.
Deputies said the Fort Lauderdale lawyers allegedly exploited information from motor vehicle accident victims through solicitors and then received money once the victims met with doctors.
. “Within a couple hours, sometimes days, after the motor vehicle accident, these people would receive a call and/or a knock at their door from a solicitor or someone representing the attorney,” a BSO detective said to WSVN.
Authorities reported the lawyers to the Florida Bar Association, and said all of the doctor’s offices involved in the scheme have been shut down, according to WSVN.
The investigation is ongoing, and involves the FBI, the attorney general, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and Fort Lauderdale Police, WSVN reports.
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