John Bolaris went to Miami Beach last spring, like he does every year. Except this time he was drugged — twice — and scammed out of $43,000. The FBI is on his side, but he’s still battling American Express to avoid the charges.
The Daily News has all the strange details of the upbeat Fox29 weather guy’s trip. He’s just one of 87 men taken by a massive wire-fraud operation, and his testimony was used to help the FBI indict 17 people involved.
It’s a story of shots, roofies, a charity auction and Bolaris’ attempts to clear his name with AmEx.