Couple sentenced for filing false insurance claims

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Jose Alberto Velez, 30, was convicted this week of four counts of false insurance claims and knowingly participating in an intentional motor vehicle crash.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —

A local man and woman were sentenced this week for faking a car accident to get insurance money.     

Police say April Wynn and Jose Velez staged a series of crashes in 2012.     

The pair, who are now married, filed personal injury claims.     

One hundred other people were arrested in the scheme. Wynn and Velez will spend a little over six years in prison.