Two Deerfield Beach women have admitted to stealing patient information from a Boca Raton hospital so they could file fraudulent tax returns.
A federal judge unleashed the maximum sentence on a man who sold prisoners’ Social Security numbers to a gang member who then allegedly filed phony tax-refund claims in their names.
$34 million and the identities of thousands of dead people were at risk in a large-scale tax fraud scheme for which 11 people were indicted Friday.
People who purchased items at Barnes & Noble stores from Florida to California in the last couple of months should check their bank and credit card statements carefully.
A Miami Gardens man facing a triple murder trial was one of dozens arrested in South Florida Wednesday on charges of filing fake tax returns totaling millions of dollars, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Former NFL and University of Miami defensive tackle William Joseph will spend at least two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to an undercover FBI tax fraud investigation.
Federal prosecutors have charged 14 South Florida with a scheme which proves you don’t need a gun and a mask to rob a bank. They claim the people arrested in this scheme used computers, personal information, and bank transfers to suck money from victims to criminals at the speed of electrons.
On the same night the Miami Dade Gang Task Force was out chasing gang members for the types of crimes what you would normally expect — dealing drugs, stealing cars, and carrying guns. Another operation was taking place, this one involving something you would not expect.
If you have received a text message claiming you have won a $1000 Walmart gift card, it’s not a store promo—it’s part of the latest identity scam
Identity theft has become so prevalent in South Florida that local Internal Revenue Service offices have been forced to limit how many customers can enter their offices earlier this week.