Jones Beach drowning scammer Raymond Roth convicted on 4 counts in Freeport case, acquitted of kidnapping

Raymond Roth, the man who faked his own death at Jones Beach, found guilty of four charges in a separate case. Roth was found guilty of attempted burglary, attempted unlawful imprisonment charges, and two counts of criminal impersonation. (3/7/14)

FREEPORT - Raymond Roth, the Massapequa man who faked his drowning at Jones Beach in an insurance scam, has been found guilty of four charges in a separate Freeport case.

Roth was accused of impersonating a police officer and trying to kidnap a female walking on a street in Freeport. He was found guilty of attempted burglary, attempted unlawful imprisonment charges, and two counts of criminal impersonation.

Roth was acquitted, however, of kidnapping and coercion charges.

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He faces up to four years in prison. He also faces up to four years in his insurance fraud case.

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