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Posted Apr 24, 2014 6:35 AM CDT
By Martha Neil

A Philadelphia lawyer committed suicide last week to avoid arrest as the mastermind of a slip-and-fall insurance scheme, District Attorney Seth Williams said at a Wednesday press conference.

He accused Andrew H. Gaber of using runners, many of whom were former clients, to recruit new clients to act as victims in staged sidewalk accidents that were the basis of false insurance claims, reports the Philadelphia Daily News. Williams said the runners got $100 to $500 per…

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