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.


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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.


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 […]


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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