It’s well known that Miami, and South Florida in general, is a hot bed for income tax fraud and 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.
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.
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Police are gathering more information Tuesday after dozens of cars were broken into by thieves apparently targeting identity information.
A former Sweetwater detective is facing more than nine years behind bars for identity theft and credit card fraud.
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.
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.
With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.
Federal prosecutors have charged 20 people allegedly involved in a fraud scheme involving cell phones in South Florida.