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ID Theft

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 24: Defensive tackle William Joseph #94 of the New York Giants sits on the sideline during the NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on September 24, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won 42-30. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Former Cane Star Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

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.

CBS Miami–08/31/2012

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14 Charged By Feds In S. Florida Bank Account Theft Ring

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.

CBS4–06/07/2012

(Source: CBS4) Tax check offered to cops by a gang member

CBS4 Investigates: Gangs Move From Drugs To ID Theft

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.

CBS4–05/14/2012

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Crooks Take The Art Of Scamming To A New Level

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

CBS4–05/11/2012

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ID Theft Overwhelming IRS Offices

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.

CBS4–02/07/2012

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Holocaust Survivors Horrified Over Identity Theft

A prominent Holocaust survivor told CBS4 that he is horrified that a 23-year-old Northwest Miami-Dade woman is accused by federal authorities of trying to sell the identity information of 32 holocaust survivors.

CBS4–11/22/2011

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Miami Woman Charged For Stealing From Holocaust Survivors Program

A Miami woman has been charged with stealing personal identification information from people at the Jewish Community Services who were seeking help from the Holocaust Survivors Assistance Program.

CBS4–11/21/2011

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North Miami Beach Bust Massive ID Theft Ring

Police in North Miami Beach say they’ve arrested the leader of a large identity theft ring.

CBS4–07/01/2011

FAST FACTS: What Victims Of ID Theft Can Do

The Federal Trade Commission has some helpful tips on what you should do if you suspect you’ve become the victim of ID Theft. These tips can help you avoid further headaches: Close the accounts that […]

CBS4–05/07/2009

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