NY businessman accused of faking his own death
Mysterious case surrounding Raymond Roth
- Duration 5:38
- Date Aug 19, 2012
Mysterious case surrounding Raymond Roth
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The mystery behind -- New York businessman Raymond -- supposed to debt and -- continues to unfold take a look at this.
It 47 year old -- -- is accused of faking his own drowning last month in the waters off Jones beach New York.
-- son Jonathan reports him missing leading to an extensive search.
Authorities say it was all -- scheme.
For the pair to collect more than 400000.
Dollars in insurance.
There's no question that Jonathan -- knew that he was -- -- false report.
When he does that his father came -- although it was not successfully carried out there was no question that they take significant steps to.
-- insurance -- Days after his alleged disappearance.
Brought this found alive and well in Florida.
The plot unravels when walks estranged wife -- finds emails between father and son talking about the plan.
But I was reading as to.
One of the emails go into the distance ahead.
With the NATO will Wednesday he India might have on Friday settled warning even show up for the times -- supposedly.
We think that his John Warner.
After a brief stay in -- -- What is now behind bars after pleading not guilty to charges including.
Insurance fraud conspiracy.
And all of the reporting an incident.
He certainly was -- acting.
And a rational manner she was under medication that was not.
Working that was active actually deleterious to his mental health he was going to Florida absolutely but he didn't didn't intend to commit insurance for.
Jonathan -- pleads not guilty to charges that he helped his dad in the and is currently out on 101000 dollars -- It's a matter of telling the truth.
And letting it be known how this happened and what we find that out it's gonna be clear that my client is not accountable -- responsible spent any type of permanent.
Panel is still hear our road Joey Jackson is the attorney for Reagan brought son Jonathan you just saw him.
Jeff gold of course and -- Deborah terror are still win this -- Some reports his father missing lopped it off -- speech the end of fighting the father's wallet and his phone on the beach.
But there's no license in the wall -- and the data is taken from the fall what does that tell you.
You because we need his license -- -- can drive but more importantly I had the -- not discovered the emails he may have possibly got away with this.
-- -- -- -- -- and not only did she discover the emails.
But I was reading that the guy is at this time she -- Florida.
Still put his hat and the supposedly drowns know whenever said that criminals loose -- -- -- but ultimately you represent the -- running -- what's your defense.
I'll listen we have the defense is actually rock solid this father is a pathological man what we're gonna learn as we're -- -- about a history of abuse that some would have done anything that is father told them to do based upon that pattern this is not just a lawyer spent -- gonna talk about -- going to be hearing about when he was a child what he indoor you're going to be hearing about coercion.
You going to be hearing about manipulation this this bother what he did to his son and that his defenses how -- would he -- Now first she's mentally ill we checked himself into an establishment to make the argument of the minutes capacity not knowing his son would get out.
And -- -- -- -- Saudi changes argument again.
Now he's not mentally defective my son and I a bloody body.
Any change that again the Sam actually it's -- it's my son would do this it's an outrage that a parent would attempted drove it sunk under the bus at the end of the day my client has clean hands.
And he is not it's not just his father's throwing him under the bus the mother -- the one who turned the emails and yes she did mother of familiar issue -- -- show the parents so turning in their own kids.
Now let me ask you this I think -- blind sided you think she was once I -- yeah why.
She had no clue she had no clue this was going down.
If she did not all were not saying she did she turn all the information over to my belief okay but but do the emails Joey showed that the sun was a victim of abuse and -- Are what they are because ultimately when you were abused like that and when you're coerced in the -- which she what she was you don't want to do what you want to hold on -- the -- under stress or on the panel could walk were.
-- where I find out.
The aptly -- -- prosecutors want the full -- success it's falling filing a false report conspiracy insurance fraud.
-- -- is it a crime to -- your own death well now it's not a crime to take your own death if you don't do anything more now when you start filing a -- reporter trying to get insurance some other -- you know -- to people why all the time they do all kinds of things that are not truthful and and thinking -- that this is something that's not -- -- -- -- -- something else to it like a falls reporter insurer to something like that.
And I'm glad this guy's got what -- Jackson what's gonna happen quick.
Play at the end of the day is any is.
Out of a plane and -- to -- -- -- the father doesn't go to -- I hope he goes to jail for a long time I really -- and ultimately at the end of the day I hope my client is allowed to live the life that he should be -- which is a young upstanding man doing well and doing you know other things for his future can you prove that -- was -- oh absolutely -- -- not just me jumping -- down in front of a jury will -- CPS records and will make it let a -- make -- determination.
All right joy if anybody can do -- you can.
Joey Jackson Jeff gold and Doug burns ever thanks so much for being -- it with pots and with it -- -- that.