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

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.



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


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