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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

iPhone with iOS 7. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Scam Going Around South Florida

Next time you answer the phone you could be responding to a scam.

01/09/2014

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South Florida Psychic Convicted Of Fraud

A woman claiming she had psychic powers was convicted of multiple fraud charges in what prosecutors said was a long-running $40 million scam.

09/26/2013

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Deputies Warn Of S. FL Car Crash Scam

If you get a phone call telling you a family member has been in a car crash and to send money, you should consider that it could be a scam.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

BSO is warning of fake repairmen August 29, 2013. Source: CBS4

BSO Warning Tamarac Residents To Beware Of Man Posing As Utility Worker

The Broward Sheriff’s Office warned residents of a Tamarac condominium complex to beware of a man posing as a utility worker trying to get into their homes.

CBS4–08/29/2013

Have you ever gotten one of those texts with dating tips, weight loss advice or horoscope info, and brushed it off as spam?  Well you may want to check your cell phone bill - you may have been crammed. (Source: CBS4)

Mystery Messages Could Lead To Charges On Your Cell Phone Bill

Have you ever gotten one of those texts with dating tips, weight loss advice or horoscope info, and brushed it off as spam? Well you may want to check your cell phone bill – you may have been crammed.

CBS Miami–08/14/2013

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Florida Lottery Warns Of A New Scam

If you receive a letter from “LOTTO CLAIMS ASSOCIATE & SWEEPSTAKE INC” asking for info to claim a prize, before you get excited, Florida Lottery officials want you to know that it’s actually a scam.

06/26/2013

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