Raymond Roth, 48, was arraigned Thursday in First District Court in Hempstead. He is being held without bail and is due back in court on April 24.
A man who recently pleaded guilty to faking his own death was in trouble again this week – this time for impersonating a police officer and trying to kidnap women in Nassau County.
Under the terms of the plea deal, Raymond Roth has agreed to serve 90 days in jail and five years of probation, according to the Nassau County district attorney.
Jonathan Roth, who is facing felony charges and prison time, is now telling a far different story from the one he told authorities on July 28, when he reported seeing his father disappear.
Nassau County prosecutors say Raymond Roth is accused of contacting his estranged wife by telephone on Wednesday night. She has an order of protection.
Raymond Roth faces charges of insurance fraud, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident.
Jonathan Roth had a brief court appearance Tuesday. He has pleaded not guilty to insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident.
Investigators say Jonathan Roth aided in his father’s allegedly false disappearance in an attempted insurance scheme. Now, Jonathan’s girlfriend is speaking out.
Jonathan Roth pleaded not guilty to insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident on Tuesday. A judge set bail at $10,000 bond or $5,000 cash.
The 47-year-old is suspected of concocting an elaborate scheme to fake his own death with the help of his 22-year-old son, Jonathan Roth, who is already behind bars and charged with insurance fraud.
Jonathan Roth pleaded not guilty to insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident charges on Tuesday.
Raymond Roth was first reported missing on July 28 by his 22-year-old son who told police his 47-year-old dad went for a swim beyond the lifeguard zone and never came back.
At a news conference Friday, Evana Roth said she was planning her husband Raymond Roth’s funeral when she stumbled across a suspicious chain of emails between Roth and his son, allegedly detailing plans for Roth to fake his own death and disappear.
Raymond Roth, 47, had been missing since the weekend. His family told authorities they last saw Roth go into the ocean at Jones Beach around 3:30 p.m. Saturday near Field 6.
Park police began the day acknowledging its a recovery effort, and said their search by air, sea and beach patrols will continue.