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Florida Cabinet Members Worth Millions

There’s an old saying that it’s good to be the king. It turns out it’s also good to be a member of the Florida Cabinet, at least fiscally speaking.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

L-R: Lexi McBride Crawford, daughter of Bill McBride, Alex Sink, former gubernatorial candidate and widow of Bill McBride, and Bert McBride, son of Bill McBride, file past a photo of McBride at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church in Tampa during his memorial service on December 28, 2012. McBride passed away at the age of 67 on December 22, 2012 while vacationing with his family in North Carolina. [Edmund D. Fountain, Times]

Hundreds Converge On Tampa To Remember Politics, Law Powerhouse

Hundreds of people gathered in Tampa on Friday to remember Bill McBride’s bravery in battle and compassion toward others.

CBS4–12/29/2012

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Fla. Returns $211M In Unclaimed Cash, Property

If you weren’t one of the Florida residents who received a part of the $211 million in unclaimed cash and property turned over by state, you still have time.

CBS4–07/27/2012

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20 Arrested In Operation Candlelight Arson And Insurance Scam

A major arson and insurance scam has been busted in Miami.

CBS4–05/16/2012

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Miami Yacht Captain Accused Of Insurance Fraud

A Miami boat captain who allegedly sank $1.86 million yacht off the Bahamas as part of an insurance fraud scheme has been arrested.

CBS4–05/10/2012

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Citizens Stalls Plans For New-Policy Rate Hike

A plan to raise rates for new policies issued by Citizens Insurance died Thursday for the short term, but the Citizens board asked its staff to create plan for doing that in 2013.

04/26/2012

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15 Arrested In Miami Food Truck Fraud Crack Down

More than a dozen people from Miami have been arrested for allegedly using lunch trucks to stage more than dozen of accidents to file for $800,000 in fraudulent property damage and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims.

CBS4–03/27/2012

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Lottery Scam Making The Rounds

If you get a call on the phone from someone saying you just won big money in a sweepstakes you don’t remember entering, hang up.

CBS4–03/25/2012

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Warning About Unclaimed Property, Cash Scam

If you get a call or email from an official sounding agency which claims that they have money or property owed to you and can return it to you for a fee, hang up, it’s a scam.

CBS4–03/07/2012

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Scott, Cabinet Members Target PIP Fraud Bill

On the eve of legislative testimony, Gov. Rick Scott and Cabinet members joined forces Tuesday to call on lawmakers to enact significant changes to curb fraud they say is costing motorists nearly $1 billion a year in higher premiums.

CBS4–11/15/2011

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