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One Convicted, Two Sentenced In Fla. Tax Frauds

It’s well known that Miami, and South Florida in general, is a hot bed for income tax fraud and identity theft.

09/22/2014

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Hollywood Medical Assistant Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

A Hollywood medical assistant has pleaded guilty to two identity theft charges. La Toya Yvette Tillman, 33, used her position at Gastroenterology Consultants in Hollywood to access the Memorial Healthcare System database through her computer at work.

08/14/2014

Credit-Stealing suspect. (Source: BSO)

BSO: Credit-Stealing Criminal Gets Caught On Tape

Investigators in Oakland Park said they got a good look at a thief who used someone’s identity to open nearly a dozen credit cards.

07/30/2014

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Apps Serve As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

Everyday thousands of credit and debit card numbers are stolen but now there’s something simple you can do to “lock” thieves out of your accounts.

07/29/2014

Police are gathering more information Tuesday after dozens of cars were broken into by thieves apparently targeting identity information.  (Source: CBS4)

Police: Thieves Target Identity Information, Break-In To Dozens Of Cars

Police are gathering more information Tuesday after dozens of cars were broken into by thieves apparently targeting identity information.

07/29/2014

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Sweetwater Detective Gets 9 Years For Credit Fraud

A former Sweetwater detective is facing more than nine years behind bars for identity theft and credit card fraud.

07/23/2014

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Police: Help Us Identify Suspected Identity Thief

Robert Chavez says his identity theft nightmare began back in April after he got a call from Lowe’s Home Improvement about opening an account there.

07/16/2014

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Prison Guard Guilty Of Stealing Inmates’ IDs

A Florida prison guard pleaded guilty to charges in connection to stealing personal information from state corrections databases. The guard allegedly filed 182 fraudulent income tax returns using the stolen information in order to get refunds.

07/09/2014

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New ‘Tokenization’ System Could Put An End To Identity Theft

With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.

06/18/2014

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20 Charged In South Florida Cell Phone Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors have charged 20 people allegedly involved in a fraud scheme involving cell phones in South Florida.

05/24/2014

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