Identity Theft

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Broward Man Sentenced To Prison For Identity Theft Fraud Scheme

A man who operated a number of tax preparation business in Broward was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for an identity theft fraud scam.

03/27/2015

Postal inspectors are going door to door looking for information on two armed robberies of mail carriers. (Source: CBS4)

Postal Inspectors Seek Info In Armed Robberies Of Mail Carriers

Postal inspectors are going door-to-door Monday handing out flyers, offering a reward for anyone who can help put a stop to criminals targeting mail carriers.

03/23/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Protect Yourself From Tax Refund Theft

If you live in South Florida, chances are you or someone you know has been a victim of identity theft. Florida leads the nation in tax identity theft, where the crooks steal your tax refund. CBS4’s David Sutta has details of a new free program that will keep your identity safe.

03/11/2015

Elton Bandoo (Source: CBS4)

Hearing Continues For Man Accused Of Shooting Cop During Raid

Another half dozen or so witnesses are scheduled to take the stand Tuesday in a second day of testimony in a hearing to determine whether bond should be granted to a man who reportedly shot a North Miami Beach police officer during a raid.

03/10/2015

CBS4's David Sutta talks to hacker Greg Hanis. (Source: CBS4)

Confessions Of A Black Hat Hacker

Have you ever had your identity stolen or had your computer hacked? The answer is probably yes.

CBS Miami–02/06/2015

Ariel Hernandez was arrested by Pembroke Pines police for allegedly scamming two elderly residents at Century Village out of $197,925.50. (Source: BSO)

Police: Man Scams Century Village Residents Out Of Savings

Ariel Luis Hernandez was arrested by Pembroke Pines police for allegedly scamming two elderly residents at Century Village out of $197,925.50.

01/22/2015

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Florida Brothers Get Prison For ID Theft, Unemployment Fraud

Two South Florida brothers will spend years in federal prison after pleading guilty in an identity theft and unemployment insurance fraud case.

01/11/2015

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Nearly 8-Thousand Patients Of Health Center Affected By Data Breach

A South Florida health center was the target of a data breach that compromised the personal information of some patients.

11/03/2014

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Ex-Health Worker Gets 3 Years Prison For ID Theft

A judge sentenced a Hollywood woman to three years in prison for stealing identities from a South Florida medical practice.

10/25/2014

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Corrections Officer Sentenced In Federal ID Theft

Inmates at the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility have not only had their freedom taken away, but their identity too. One of the former corrections officers at the facility has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for stealing the prisoners’ identities.

10/02/2014

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