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  • District Attorney Seth Williams said Wednesday, May 28, 2014, that Galati coached customers to claim to their insurance company they'd struck a deer rather than a car.

  • District Attorney Seth Williams alleged Wednesday that Galati, the alleged ringleader, coached customers to claim they'd struck a deer rather than a car.

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