Faked Death

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Sentencing Pushed Back For L.I. Man Who Faked His Own Drowning

Raymond Roth, who pleaded guilty in March 2013, faces a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. He has already agreed to pay restitution for the costs incurred during the rescue effort.

04/03/2014

Jonathan Roth

Man Who Helped Fake Father’s Death Misses Sentencing Hearing

The man who helped fake his father’s disappearance in Long Island has now pulled his own disappearing act, prosecutors said.

09/24/2013

NYC classroom (credit: CBS 2)

City School Employee Fired Over Death Hoax

Usually it’s the students who make excuses to get out of school. Joan Barnett, a parent coordinator at the Manhattan High School of Hospitality Management, concocted a complex hoax to get out of work.

01/08/2012