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Sinkhole Fraud: Brooksville couple lies about $200K

(via WFLA) Christopher and Kristie Jernigan thought they found the perfect home in Brooksville. They agreed to pay $229,000. Then, sinkhole. But the sellers, retired Brooksville police officer Rick Shew and his wife, Frances, kept a big secret. They had already collected $240,000 in an insurance settlement for sinkhole activity underneath the house. Nothing about […]

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Call The Feds: Spring Hill Couple Pocketed $153K by keeping sinkhole a secret

(Tampa Bay Times)   A federal jury convicted a Spring Hill couple of wire fraud Thursday for keeping a sinkhole secret from buyers after first pocketing a $153,745 insurance settlement and making only cosmetic repairs. 888-FL-LEGAL Q&A | CALL US NOW FOR SINKHOLE HELP In 2009, Glenn and Kathryn Jasen discovered a sinkhole beneath their

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