BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com first reported yesterday that Boca Raton Police are investigating the apparent theft of escrow money paid to Boca Realtor John Rashotsky of Mizner Grande Realty. Here was part of our original post:
“A New Jersey doctor and his wife may have lost $67,500 in a possible scam involving escrow accounts in Boca. According to police, the couple placed the money in an escrow account at the direction of their Realtor, Jon Rashotsky, as they prepared to purchase a property. Incredibly, however, there was no contract for the property and the potential buyers are now unable to get their money back.”
We have now received word from a reader that the apparent victims are not alone. Here is part of the note we received: “I too was scammed by Mizner Grande Realty and Jon Rashotsky, as well as Edgar A. Benes, PA of my $2700. escrow amount. I live on a fixed income, and that money was absolutely necessary to completing the sale of a condo to me sometime this week. The Benes law office has refused to cooperate in setting a date for release of my funds.”
I am attaching a letter I received yesterday from an attorney, purportedly explaining the problems. I have enquired as to whom he represents, but to date have not received a response. If you know of a specific police official who is handling this case, please let me know, so that I may file formal charges.”
We are in the process of connecting the reader to the appropriate person at Boca PD. If you have had a similar experience with Mizner Grande and/or John Rashotsky, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BocaNewsNow.com is the leading site for news and information based in Boca Raton, Florida. We have surpassed 1.7-million page views.
We remind readers that an arrest is an accusation. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law. Please email us at news(at)bocanewsnow.com if the facts of a news story involving you have changed. This is not a mugshot website. We strive for accuracy and will update arrest reports when provided with official information by the arrestee.
Note that ip addresses are logged and may be shared with law enforcement in unique situations.
For advertising information or to submit news tips, please email news(at)BocaNewsNow.com. BocaNewsNow(TM) is a Trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. The name may not be used without written permission.