Fraud

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South Florida is Nation’s Organized Fraud Capital

MIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash? Florida may have just what you’re looking for. Since the first settlers hacked their way […]

CBS4–07/29/2015

(Source: AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)

Five Sentenced In $25M Medicare Fraud Involving Nicaragua, D.R.

Five people have been sent to federal prison for their roles in a $25 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved people from Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic posing as U.S. patients.

07/05/2015

(Source: AP)

Swindler Gets Decade In Prison For Retirement Fraud

A federal judge handed down a 10-year sentence to a man who ran a financial scheme that defrauded 48 people out of their life savings.

06/13/2015

Salguero, Perugorria (Source: MDPD)

Two Arrested, Accused Of Taking Part In Real Estate Scheme

Two people are under arrest, accused of taking part in a real estate scheme that police say occurred over several months.

06/08/2015

Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams (Source: BSO)

Man Sentenced In Connection With International Fraud Scheme

A 26-year-old Fort Lauderdale man has been sentenced to almost six years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a fraudulent international lottery scheme.

04/06/2015

Rafael Duran (Source: Facebook)

Miami-Dade Officer Accused Of Fraud

A Miami-Dade police officer has been charged after he reportedly took part in a fraud scheme.

04/03/2015

An senior citizen, is in trouble with the law, after reportedly being caught on camera, passing fraudulent documents to get more than a thousand dollars on February 9, 2015. (Courtesy: BSO)

Cameras Capture Elderly Man With Sweet Tooth Committing Bank Fraud

A safety alert has been issued for an elderly man with an apparent sweet tooth who was caught on camera committing bank fraud.

03/12/2015

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NY Consultant Pleads Guilty To Miami-Dade Kickback Scheme

A New York businessman has pleaded guilty in federal court in Miami to taking illegal kickbacks from a Miami-Dade employee.

02/23/2015

An exterior view of the arena prior to Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat of the 2014 NBA Playoffs  at American Airlines Arena on May 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Sentencing Scheduled In Multimillion-Dollar Miami Heat Fraud

A man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family and was often seen driving luxury cars including a Ferrari faces sentencing in a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Heat players and the team itself.

01/15/2015

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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

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