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Ariel Hernandez was arrested by Pembroke Pines police for allegedly scamming two elderly residents at Century Village out of $197,925.50. (Source: BSO)

Police: Man Scams Century Village Residents Out Of Savings

Ariel Luis Hernandez was arrested by Pembroke Pines police for allegedly scamming two elderly residents at Century Village out of $197,925.50.

01/22/2015

An exterior view of the arena prior to Game Three of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat of the 2014 NBA Playoffs  at American Airlines Arena on May 24, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Sentencing Scheduled In Multimillion-Dollar Miami Heat Fraud

A man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family and was often seen driving luxury cars including a Ferrari faces sentencing in a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Heat players and the team itself.

01/15/2015

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

A credit card machine.  (Source: CBS4)

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

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