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Lottery: Ft. Lauderdale Ticket Holder Wins Jackpot

A lucky South Florida lottery ticket holder just won more than $100,000. Two “Fantasy 5″ game players selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $121,942.84 each, the Florida Lottery said Saturday.

02/15/2014

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New Law Letting Kids Stay In Foster Care Till 21 Gets Pushback

A new law giving young adults in foster care the option of staying until age 21 is slated to go into effect January 1, 2014.

11/21/2013

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Florida Candidates Report New Monthly Fundraising Totals

New monthly fundraising reports show that some legislative and statewide candidates have raised tens of thousands of dollars during October.

11/12/2013

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Sen. Nelson Demands Crackdown On ID Thieves Stealing Tax Refunds

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for new and tougher federal laws to crackdown on identity thieves who use someone else’s name to steal their tax refunds.

11/07/2013

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Hundreds Line Up For Louboutin At Bal Harbour Shops

They lined up for Louboutin at Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour. Shoe crazed shoppers were armed with bags and boxes of fancy footwear… all to get a signature from a man they called The Shoe God.

CBS4–02/07/2012

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I-Team: Medicare Fraud Madness in Miami

The largest medicare fraud bust in history was announced today, and South Florida had the dubious distinction of racking up more than half of the money allegedly stolen from U.S. taxpayers.

CBS4–09/07/2011

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I-Team: Massive Tax Refund Fraud Exposed

A CBS4 I-Team investigation spent six months tracking how much money thieves steal from taxpayers through tax refund fraud. The total amount might astound you.

CBS4–05/11/2011

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I-Team: NACA Investigation

The success rate of many groups that received federal funding to help distressed homeowners modify their mortgages, is in question, following a CBS4 I-Team investigation of one such group called NACA.

CBS4–05/04/2011

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I-Team: Mortgage Fraud Rampant Despite Crackdown

Mortgage fraud. It’s a growing crime that federal prosecutors now say costs taxpayers, legitimate homeowners and banks billions of dollars every year. The fraud has become so bad that experts say it has driven up the cost of any loans you might need.

CBS4–03/10/2011

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Living High On A Hill: FEMA’s Elevation Problem

The CBS4 I-Team has discovered that thousands of residents are paying for mandatory flood insurance even though they’re living in the highest elevations in South Florida.

CBS4–02/07/2011

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