Two licensed public adjusters working in Miami, Fla. have been arrested for submitting bogus contractor agreements.

Jose Manuel Soler and Ariel L. Fernandez, both of Coast to Coast Public Adjusters, have been accused of submitting approximately 75 forged agreements, which resulted in an overpayment by Citizens Insurance of more than $314,000. Citizens is Florida’s insurer of last resort, meaning that it provides insurance to homeowners in high-risk areas and others who cannot find coverage in the open, private insurance market in the hurricane-prone state.

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