Raymond Roth to Make Court Appearance Thursday

Man accused of faking his death at Jones Beach to go before criminal court judge.

The Massapequa man accused of faking his own death at Jones Beach is scheduled to face a judge Thursday afternoon.

Raymond Roth, who was reported missing by his son Jonathan on July 28 only to show up alive, a few days later will go before Nassau Criminal Court Judge Tammy Robbins in what's expected to be a major appearance related to the case.

Roth is charged with insurance fraud, conspiracy and falsely reporting an incident, for allegedly cooking up the scheme to obtain hundreds of thousands of dollars in life insurance benefits.

Roth's son, Jonathan, was also charged in the scheme for allegedly convincing authorities his father might have drowned. The missing swimmer report set off a massive search.


  • Swimmer Remains Missing Off Jones Beach
  • Report: Missing Jones Beach Swimmer Alive in Florida
  • Missing Swimmer Returning Home to Long Island
  • Wife of 'Missing' Massapequa Man Claims He Made Plans Before Disappearing
  • 'Missing' Swimmer's Son Arrested
  • Accused Jones Beach Drowning Hoaxster Arrested Again


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