|Published:||Mar 02, 2011 6:11 PM EST|
|Updated:||Mar 02, 2011 3:11 PM EST|
MIAMI - Authorities in the Miami area are arresting 25 people including doctors who are allegedly involved in fraud by staging fake auto crashes.
Florida Chief Financial Office Jeff Atwater and Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle planned a news conference later Wednesday to provide details.
Officials say the investigation was spearheaded by the state Division of Insurance Fraud. It focused mainly on medical aspects of fraud by people claiming they were injured in the staged accidents.
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