Identity Theft

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Former Band Director Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

A former Opa-locka school band director has pleaded guilty to identity theft charges.

08/12/2015

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Trio Charged In Central Florida Identity Theft Scam

Three people have been charged in Orlando with stealing and selling the credit card information of more than 1,800 customers of a company that offers promotional vacations.

07/20/2015

Surveillance picture of a man who used a cloned credit card to by video game systems in Plantation and Oakland Park.  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

‘Fashion Maven’ Uses Phony Credit Card At GameStops

FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A ‘fashion maven’ is wanted in Broward for using a cloned credit card to buy a couple of video game systems. On June 18th, Rita Freimark’s received an alert that her […]

07/16/2015

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Broward High School Band Director Charged In ID Theft, Fraud

A 27-year-old school band director is facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was an identity theft and tax fraud scheme involving some stolen student records.

05/11/2015

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Sweep Of Florida Gas Stations Finds Skimmers At Pumps

A sweeps of some Florida gas stations found some patrons may have had their credit card information stolen, especially in South Florida.

04/23/2015

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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

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