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Lil Wayne Pays Nearly $8M In Back Taxes To Miami-Dade

The 30-year-old pint-sized powerhouse of rap finally paid off back taxes for a total $7.72 million, according to Miami-Dade County records.


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Fmr. South Florida Senator Begins Serving Prison Time

Former Florida Senator Mandy Dawson, who once represented parts of South Florida, was a little late turning herself in to prison officials in Tallahassee to serve out her sentence for tax evasion.


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Mandy Dawson Sentenced To 6 Months In Federal Prison

Mandy Dawson once represented parts of South Florida in the state Senate. Now, she could will be spending 6 months in federal prison, despite a plea that she be allowed to be spared time behind bars.



Teachers’ Union Unique Money-Making Scheme

Miami-Dade’s teachers union has come up with a innovative way to raise money for education. Not, it’s not a massive bake sale or car wash.


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Ex-Sen. Dawson Pleads Guilty In Tax Case

A former Florida senator has pleaded guilty to tax charges linked to a high-profile political corruption case.


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Documents Say Ex-Senator Dawson Ready For Tax Evasion Plea

A former Florida senator accused of federal tax evasion is apparently ready to plead guilty in the case, according to documents filed with federal court Monday. According to the agreement, all that’s left is working out when she would surrender, and how much she owes the IRS.


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I-Team: Feds Open Own Investigation Into Congressman Rivera

Congressman David Rivera, under scrutiny for the past eight months by state prosecutors, now finds himself the focus of a federal investigation, CBS4 News has learned.


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Former S. Fla. Lawmaker Accused Of Being A Tax Cheat

Former South Florida senator Muriel Amanda Dawson was arrested Wednesday on federal tax evasion charges.


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Ex-Commissioner’s Husband Sentenced For Tax Evasion

The husband of former Broward Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin was sentenced to 10 months in prison on Wednesday for tax evasion.



Survivor Winner Richard Hatch Goes Back To Jail

Reality TV star Richard Hatch presented himself to U.S. marshals in Rhode Island on Monday to begin a nine-month prison sentence for failing to pay taxes on the $1 million he won on first season of the CBS show “Survivor.”