Identity Theft

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

(Source: AP)

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

(CBS4)

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

(Source: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Source: Jill Frommer via Getty Images)

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

(Source: Jill Frommer via Getty Images)

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

(Source: Thinkstock)

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

(Photo Credit: AP/Bill Sikes)

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

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