Officials searching for ring leader in $42 million dollar fraud case

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
February 11, 2019

FT. MYERS, Fla. (WCTV) -- Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis is asking for the public's help in locating Jorge Valido and his sister, Minerva Valido, in connection with a $42.7 million insurance fraud bust that was announced last week.

Patronis' office says Jorge Valido is a former Miami doctor and the ring leader in the scheme, while Minerva Valido is an alleged associate in the scheme.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Bureau of Insurance Fraud, Fort Myers field office at (239) 278-7527 or the Fraud Hotline at 800-378-0445.

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