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Anti-Fraud Tool Helps Freeze Credit Card Crooks

With more and more people becoming victims of credit card fraud, one tool is helping prevent crooks from opening credit in your name. The problem is not many people are using it.

12/11/2014

Computer (Source: CBS)

Former TigerDirect President Accepts Plea Deal In Fraud Case

Carl Fiorentino, the former president of TigerDirect, accepted a guilty plea Tuesday for tax evasion and conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

12/02/2014

Allen Franks and Colin A. Smith (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Four Arrested In $1.2M Retirement Funds Scheme, Two At Large

Authorities arrested four people in connection to a $1.2 million retirement fund scheme which allegedly targeted senior citizens.

10/28/2014

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Ex-Health Worker Gets 3 Years Prison For ID Theft

A judge sentenced a Hollywood woman to three years in prison for stealing identities from a South Florida medical practice.

10/25/2014

(AP)

Ex-TD Bank Exec Charged In Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Former TD Bank executive Frank Spinosa has been charged for allegedly deceiving investors in the $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by convicted scammer Scott Rothstein.

10/10/2014

Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist, who is currently the leading Democrat trying to unseat incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott, speaks to the media after addressing the Miami-Dade Justice Association on May 28, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist Reminds Voters Of Fraud At Scott’s Hospital Chain

TALLAHASEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Democratic candidate Charlie Crist has resorted to an old tactic in an effort to beat Gov. Rick Scott. The Republican-turned-Democrat and former governor is reminding voters that Scott ran a hospital chain […]

10/06/2014

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Corrections Officer Gets Prison For Inmate Fraud

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.

10/05/2014

(AP)

Mortgage Fraud Chief Gets 27 Years In Prison

After a group of mortgage frauds schemed several banks out of close to $50 million, the man who lead it all is facing 27 years thanks to a Miami federal judge.

10/05/2014

JP Morgan Chase (Source: CBS)

JP Morgan Chase Data Breach Affects Millions Of Customers

A cyber attack on the nation’s largest bank, JP Morgan Chase, compromised information for more than 76-million households and seven million small businesses.

10/03/2014

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Jamaican Trio Arrested In Alleged Lottery Scam

A trio of Jamaican nationals were arrested Thursday and charged separately for their roles in a Jamaican-based telemarketing fraud scheme.

10/02/2014

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