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FORT LAUDERDALE — Three people were in custody and more arrests are likely following a sweeping investigation into a $12 million real estate property theft ring in which the suspects allegedly worked together to steal people’s homes, authorities said Tuesday.

Yury Domatov, Tyrone Jones and Michael Dupree have been arrested in connection with the probe, according to a written statement by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. 

Each of the suspects face multiple charges, including first-degree grand theft and other crimes involving deed fraud, filing fraudulent court filings and identity theft, officials said. It was not immediately clear if bond has been set for the suspects.

Domatov was taken into custody early Tuesday around 5:30 a.m. at a home in Dania Beach. Officials say he helped spearhead a criminal enterprise with 11 others that involved at least 14 properties..

“Arrogance and the boldness of these people that they think they can get away with this,” said Detective Robert Feick, who works in the Broward sheriff’s and property appraiser’s office.

According to the statement, the scheme began to unravel through a chance meeting between a property owner in Dania Beach who encountered the suspects who were pretending to be the property’s owners.

“The absolute gravitas, for someone to come out and say they owned the property they had no interest in,” Broward County Commissioner Tim Ryan said. “All because she went to the wrong address, trying to defraud somebody a block over.”