The tables have turned and a Florida corrections officer found himself on the other side of the bars for a tax fraud scheme in which he acknowledged stealing inmates’ identities.
Inmates at the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility have not only had their freedom taken away, but their identity too. One of the former corrections officers at the facility has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for stealing the prisoners’ identities.
A former Miami-Dade County corrections officer and three others have been sentenced for operating an identity theft and tax fraud ring using identities of current and former prisoners.
Police in Miami Springs have arrested a man they believe was involved in a hit and run that nearly cost a state corrections officer his life.
The father of a veteran state corrections officer, who was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver, is asking for the public’s help.
A second man has now been charged in the December murder of a state Department of Corrections guard and her son.