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Fugitive Wanted in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Case Arrested in Florida

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, November 29, 2023 9:29 am

Las Vegas, NV – A fugitive wanted in connection with a multimillion-dollar federal fraud case with ties to the Las Vegas area has been arrested in Florida.

William Mize was accused of staging car accidents, ripping off insurance companies, and running a major crime ring. He was indicted in 2018 along with 21 others, but he vanished before his trial could begin.

Insurance companies paid out more than $6 million for the fraudulent claims.

Mize was captured by the U.S. Marshals Service in Florida. Details about his arrest were not yet available.

Mize faces numerous charges, including mail and wire fraud. He also faces additional charges in connection with failing to appear in court. He was originally wanted in the Eastern District of Washington.

Here are some additional details about the case:

  • Mize was accused of staging car crashes, falls, and other incidents in five different states.
  • He was known to use other people’s identities.
  • He was considered to be very dangerous.

Mize’s arrest is a major victory for law enforcement. He will be extradited to Nevada to face his charges.

Credits: 8 News Now

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