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.
“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.
Nearly two dozen people have been arrested after the state went after a major home insurance fraud ring operating in South Florida.
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.
A South Florida man will spend more than 20 years in prison for a sophisticated tax fraud scheme.
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.
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.
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.
Police have arrested a June bride after she admitted to charging her Seminole Hard Rock Casino wedding to her employers’ credit cards.
Two cast members of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” have pleaded not guilty to new fraud charges.