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Man Convicted In $25 Million Bullion Scheme

A North Carolina man was convicted by a South Florida jury of operating fraudulent precious metals investment businesses that took $25 million from investors.

03/01/2014

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Judge Sentences S. FL Man For $10M Tax Fraud Scheme

A South Florida man will spend more than 20 years in prison for a sophisticated tax fraud scheme.

01/25/2014

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Three Plead Guilty In S. FL Medicare Scheme

A Medicare fraud scheme that unraveled for three South Florida people is weeks away from wrapping up.

09/06/2013

(Left) Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: miamilakes-fl.gov) and (Right) Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño (Source: www.cityofsweetwater.fl.gov)

Former Mayors’ Public Corruption Case Delayed

Two former South Florida mayors and two former lobbyists appeared in federal court Tuesday asking a judge to delay their arraignment date.

CBS Miami–08/27/2013

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Woman Charged In $1 Million Keys Mortgage Fraud

A Florida woman who allegedly set up numerous fake businesses to create mortgages in the Keys leading to almost $1 million in bank fraud was charged Wednesday.

CBS Miami–08/29/2012

Barbara Aquevenque is accused of switching UPC labels to steal thousands of dollars in merchandise from S. Florida retail stores. (CBS4)

Police: Lauderhill Mother Stole Thousands In Label Switching Scheme

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.

CBS4–07/23/2012

Scott Rothstein

Rothstein Scheme Explained In Newly Released Deposition

His nickname was the Prince of Darkness. He was seduced by “greed.” And he loved the “Rothstein lifestyle.”

CBS4–12/21/2011

(Photo Source: www.fisherauction.com) This stuffed lion is just one of hundreds of items that belonged to Scott Rothstein and his wife Kim. All contents of their four homes are going on the auction block on Oct. 15.

Ponzi Schemer Rothstein’s Items Set For Auction Block

onvicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein swindled hundreds of millions of dollars from investors. Some of the high-ticket items he and his wife Kim spent those millions on are going up for auction later this month.

CBS4–10/01/2011

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Sisters Plead Guilty To Medicare Fraud In So. Fla. Courtroom

The crimes of two sisters led authorities to label them as the “most wanted health care fraud fugitives” and on Wednesday the two women pleaded guilty to a $9.1 million fraud scheme in a Miami federal courtroom.

CBS4–08/24/2011

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I-Team: Massive Tax Refund Fraud Exposed

A CBS4 I-Team investigation spent six months tracking how much money thieves steal from taxpayers through tax refund fraud. The total amount might astound you.

CBS4–05/11/2011

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