Man accused of faking his own death

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A Florida businessman accused of faking his own death two years ago is now in jail on insurance fraud charges.

Jose Lantigua is accused of faking an illness in 2013 while vacationing in Venezuela.

Prosecutors say before faking his death, Lantigua took out $9 million in policies with seven different insurance companies.

Lantigua was arrested on Saturday in North Carolina while driving with his wife.

She’s also in custody.

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