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Apps Serve As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

Everyday thousands of credit and debit card numbers are stolen but now there’s something simple you can do to “lock” thieves out of your accounts.

07/29/2014

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Two Florida Brothers Sentenced For Food Stamp Fraud

Two South Florida brothers have been sentenced for their role in a multi-million dollar food stamp scam.

07/27/2014

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Ex-Corrections Officer, Others Get Prison In Fraud

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.

07/20/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

$50 Million Forfeiture Deal In Rothstein Case

A forfeiture deal was reached Tuesday in the case of the convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

07/15/2014

Alarm Scam (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Exposes Alarm Company Scam

The CBS4 Investigative Unit has uncovered a scam going around South Florida involving alarm company salesmen—they are flat out lying to you to get your business.

07/14/2014

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Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A developer who “flipped” houses throughout Florida has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a mortgage fraud scheme.

07/13/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Patient Recruiter Guilty In $205M Medicare Fraud

A South Florida man pleaded guilty in a $205 million Medicare fraud scheme.

06/20/2014

A credit card machine.  (Source: CBS4)

New ‘Tokenization’ System Could Put An End To Identity Theft

With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.

06/18/2014

Brian Burns, Daniel Miller (Source: Miami-Dade. Gov)

Unlicensed Contractors Charged With Fraud And Grand Theft

Two unlicensed contractors, after not showing up for work clients had paid for, have been charged with fraud and grand theft.

06/06/2014

(Source: AP)

Judge Dismisses Watermelon Statue Fraud Case

A judge dismissed fraud and theft charges against a man accused of using county money for a giant watermelon statue.

05/24/2014

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