WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 1, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Atwater today announced the arrest of Miami public adjuster Roberto Alvarez, 44, for allegedly submitting more than $270,000 in fraudulent homeowners insurance claims. Also arrested were four homeowners whom Alvarez recruited to participate in the scheme to defraud. “Floridians are already facing high property insurance costs without fraud pushing rates even higher,” CFO Atwater said. “We will catch those who break the law and steal from their fellow Floridians.
RealEstateRama CFO Jeff Atwater Announces Arrests of Miami Public Adjuster and Four Others in Property Insurance Fraud Scheme