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A couple reviews their phone bill for possible slamming.  (Source: CBS4)

Check Your Phone Bill For “Slamming” Charges

It’s time to get out your phone bill and read the fine print. A scam called “slamming” continues to plague customers who aren’t diligently reviewing every charge on their bill. As CBS4’s David Sutta reports, senior citizens appear to be especially vulnerable.

CBS4–10/10/2014

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Mortgage Fraud Chief Gets 27 Years In Prison

After a group of mortgage frauds schemed several banks out of close to $50 million, the man who lead it all is facing 27 years thanks to a Miami federal judge.

10/05/2014

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Jamaican Trio Arrested In Alleged Lottery Scam

A trio of Jamaican nationals were arrested Thursday and charged separately for their roles in a Jamaican-based telemarketing fraud scheme.

10/02/2014

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New ‘Tokenization’ System Could Put An End To Identity Theft

With so much talk of data breaching, hacking, and identity theft many people are concerned about their personal information.

06/18/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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Second Former County Employee Charged In Bribery Scam

A second Miami-Dade public works supervisor has been charged in bribery scam.

05/10/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Man Sentenced For Concealing Jewelry During Rothstein Investigation

It will be 10 months in prison for a South Florida man after pleading guilty to charges that he helped conceal jewelry from investigators seizing assets in ex-lawyer Scott Rothstein’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

03/22/2014

February 13, 2014: Catherine Champon was arrested on charges of exploiting the elderly. (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

Teacher Accused Of Ripping Off Elderly Woman She Met At Church

A Broward County teacher is facing elderly exploitation charges after investigators say she ripped off an 85-year-old woman.

02/14/2014

Check Your Credit Card Statements

Consumers Warned Of New $9.84 Credit Card Scam

If you’ve been looking at your bank statements and notice a strange charge of $9.84 that you can’t remember making, it likely came from a crook, according to a new alert from the Better Business Bureau.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

January 16, 2014: FPL is warning customers of a scam circulating email.  (Source: CBS4)

FPL Warns Of Scam Targeting Utility Customers

Florida Power and Light Company is warning customers of a scam going around through email.

CBS Miami–01/16/2014

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