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It seemed like a good gig. Yasser Vega-Martinez, 34, of Miramar, Fla. was making good money. In fact he pocketed more than $200,000 in just seven months. The only problem he was contributing to an epidemic that’s costing Florida drivers more than $800 million. Like many not-so-masterful masterminds behind staged crashes, he’s now paying the price.

Vega-Martinez was arrested for allegedly planning and orchestrating three staged auto accidents in a seven-month period.

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