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Florida Student Aid Accounts Used In ID Theft

Fourteen students and former students of Miami Dade College were arrested in connection to a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Accounts used by South Florida college students to receive financial aid were used in the scheme.

11/18/2014

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Jury Acquits Ex-UBS Exec In IRS Probe

A federal jury acquitted a former top Swiss banking executive of U.S. charges that he conspired with wealthy Americans to hide $20 billion in secret accounts from the Internal Revenue Service.

11/03/2014

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Elderly Florida Man Says He Hid Over $1M From IRS

An 83-year old Florida man plead guilty to federal charges for conspiring to stash more than $ 1 million from the Internal Revenue Service.

08/19/2014

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Jamaican Man Sentenced In Florida For Lottery Scam

A man from Jamaica is behind bars for running a lottery scam which targeted elderly people.

05/03/2014

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Six Charged With Conspiracy To Defraud Government

ix people were charged with conspiracy to defraud the government.

04/19/2014

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Miami Man Sentenced In ID Theft Involving Florida College

A Miami man, caught filing false tax returns and using names stolen from a Florida community college, was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison.

07/10/2013

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Judge Critical Of Prosecutors In Tax Evasion Case

A West Palm Beach woman who was hit with tax evasion charges should receive a presidential pardon, according to a federal judge.

CBS4–04/27/2013

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The Tax Man Cometh Monday

Time is running out for South Floridians scrambling to put the finishing touches on their state and federal tax returns ahead of Monday’s midnight filing deadline.

04/14/2013

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Senate Lawmakers Reveal Plan To Stop Tax ID Fraud

For the first time, lawmakers in the U.S. Senate unveiled how they plan to stop a growing national scam that’s stolen billions of dollars in tax money from Uncle Sam and legitimate taxpayers alike: tax refund fraud.

CBS4–04/10/2013

The IRS has $61M of Floridians' money, thanks to unclaimed tax returns from 2009. (Source: Getty Images)

IRS To Floridians: Claim The $61M We Owe You From 2009

Do you need a little extra cash? Everyone’s favorite tax agency might be holding it for you. $61 million is waiting to be claimed, and more than 62,000 Florida residents are entitled to the money, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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