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Florida Investment Fraud Victims Get $10 Million

More than $10 million in forfeited assets from organizers of an investment fraud will go to hundreds of investors who suffered losses.

02/16/2014

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Beware Of Tax Refund ID Theft

It is that time again. Time to begin filing your 2013 tax returns. It’s also time for the thieves and scammers to try to get your tax refund before you do. Tonight, CBS4’s David Sutta looks at the skyrocketing cost of identity theft impacting taxpayers, and what’s being done to reign in fleeced IRS refunds.

CBS4–02/10/2014

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‘Octomom’ Faces Additonal Welfare Fraud Charges

“Octomom” Nadya Suleman was charged with a fourth count of welfare fraud Wednesday after prosecutors said they discovered she wrongly collected an additional $10,000 in benefits from the state.

02/05/2014

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Arrests Made In Home Insurance Fraud Ring

Nearly two dozen people have been arrested after the state went after a major home insurance fraud ring operating in South Florida.

02/04/2014

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CBS4 Exclusive: Operation Leaky Pipes Nets 12 Miami-Dade Homeowners

State insurance fraud agents call it Operation Leaky Pipes–a countywide effort to bust homeowners who inflated or created water damage in their homes and filed phony insurance claims to have repair work done.

01/29/2014

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Judge Sentences S. FL Man For $10M Tax Fraud Scheme

A South Florida man will spend more than 20 years in prison for a sophisticated tax fraud scheme.

01/25/2014

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Florida Leads Nation In Identity Theft

When it comes thieves stealing personal information, Florida tops the list. Florida has the highest rate of identity theft in the nation, according to Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer.

01/15/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 05: A general view of American Airlines Arena prior to Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs on June 5, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Date Set For Guilty Plea Deal In Fraud Case Involving Some Heat Players

A hearing has been scheduled for Haider Zafar, the man who was allegedly operating a multimillion-dollar real estate fraud and supposedly cheated some Heat players out of millions of dollars.

01/04/2014

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Mother Of Accused Nail Salon Shooter Details Son’s Troubled Life

The teen accused of shooting and killing a 10-year old during a nail salon robbery had a troubled life and both his parents are behind bars.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

La Reese Michelle Darville charges her $50,000 wedding to  her employers' credit card. (Source: Sara Krauss Photography)

Charge It: Bride Uses Employers’ Credit Card For Elaborate Wedding

Police have arrested a June bride after she admitted to charging her Seminole Hard Rock Casino wedding to her employers’ credit cards.

11/27/2013

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