A Broward County mother is accused of being a prolific thief — changing the labels on high priced toys at Target and Walmart stores, selling the items online and making off with tens of thousands of dollars.
Last Friday John Broadbent says he received a phone call that spooked him.
More than a dozen people have been arrested in an insurance fraud scam responsible for keeping car insurance premiums sky high for the rest of us, according to police.
Tax refund scams are not new, but they’re costing Uncle Sam, and by default, you, as much as $10 billion a year and the current laws may not be strong enough to protect taxpayers from sophisticated tax thieves.
A sophisticated scam is running rampant nationwide, and even the savviest taxpayers are falling for it.
The Federal Trade Commission has just released a report showing that the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Metropolitan area was the number one area in the country last year for consumer complaints about Identity theft.
Miami Beach police have arrested four suspects accused of scamming an elderly man out of $12,000. Police say there are likely more victims.
As 2011 draws to a close, it could only mean one of many things, besides whipping out that New Years resolutions list. It’s time for another year in review as we begin our top stories of 2011 coming out of Florida, especially here at home in South Florida.
Crime is nothing new, but new technology is making it easier for criminals to target the elderly and exploit the love they have for their grandchildren.
A Hialeah women has been charged with preying on the elderly, allegedly ripping off at least half a dozen people by claiming to have life saving drugs for them that turned out to be very expensive vitamins.