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West Boca’s Ben Finkel Charged With Insurance Fraud

Ben Finkel

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Ben Finkel of the 21000 block of Marigot Drive in Boca Falls is in the Palm Beach County Jail Friday night, charged with insurance fraud. Finkel, 47, was taken into custody by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Friday afternoon. He was booked into jail just before 3pm. The official…

Bryan Davies Jailed On DUI, Hit And Run Charge In Boca Raton

Bryan Davies

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We are awaiting specifics in the affidavit of probable cause, but Bryan Davies of Plaineville, Massachusetts is facing very serious charges according to Boca Raton Police. Davies is charged with DUI and “Hit and Run, fail to stop or remain at a crash involving injury other than serious bodily injury.”…

Delray Beach Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Drugs, Weapons

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ) — Gerald Petion, 33, of Delray Beach, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg to 240 months in federal prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release for being an armed career criminal in possession of a firearm and ammunition, and possession of a firearm…

Boca’s NCCI Supports Kids In Major Charity Event

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source; NCCI) — Nearly 300 employees from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) participated in a companywide walk on Wednesday, November 15 at NCCI’s Boca Raton campus in celebration of Kids’ Chance Awareness Week. Kids’ Chance of America was established to provide educational opportunities and scholarship support for the children…

PBC Teachers, County Agree To Raise

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSD) — Nearly 7,000 Palm Beach County teachers will receive a 3.5 percent raise, while more than 4,000 will receive a 2.75 percent raise, under a tentative agreement reached Wednesday evening between the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Classroom Teachers Association. The proposed raises are…

Nearly A Decade In Prison For Boca’s Matthew Pisoni

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOJ) — Four Florida residents were sentenced to prison terms ranging from 42 months imprisonment to 84 months imprisonment for participating in a sweepstakes mail fraud scheme. Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal…