Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Report: Torched Brooklyn Cars May Have Been Insurance Scam

A series of car fires in Brooklyn, once thought to be a bias crime, is reportedly now being investigated as a possible insurance scam.

Three cars were torched back in November in the predominately Jewish neighborhood of Midwood.

Anti-Semitic graffiti was also found on a nearby van and benches.

The incident drew denouncements from Mayor Michael Bloomberg and community leaders.

The Daily News now reports police suspect the graffiti may have been part of a ruse to conceal an insurance scam.

Police would not comment on the report, but a spokesman says investigators have not ruled out any possible motives.

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