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Dirty Dozen Busted for $23M PIP Fraud Ring

Fla. Cops Raid Two Clinics, Apprehend 12 Suspects

A 13-month probe into a string of suspicious car crashes culminated yesterday in the arrest of 12 individuals, including a Cape Coral, Fla.-based physician.

Authorities believe the “dirty dozen” were bilking insurers out of $22.5 million a year in yet another scheme designed to take advantage of Florida’s oft criticized personal injury protection (PIP) system.

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