It will be federal prison time for two South Florida brothers who started a scheme that netted them $1.6 million in fraudulent tax refunds.
It’s that time of year again. Tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail and identity thieves will be doing what they can to cash in, fraudulently, on Uncle Sam.
A Lauderdale Lakes man will be sentenced this April for his part in an identity theft tax scheme that netted him and his co-defendants more than $200,000.
When it comes thieves stealing personal information, Florida tops the list. Florida has the highest rate of identity theft in the nation, according to Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer.
A week long sweep in South Florida targeting identity theft and tax fraud resulted in charges against nearly four dozen people.
A former corrections officer at a South Florida state prison is facing up to a dozen years behind bars for stealing inmates’ identification information for the purposes of tax fraud.
A new federal complaint obtained by CBS4 shows some disturbing details in the case against 27-year-old Miami Police Officer Malinsky Bazile.
A federal judge unleashed the maximum sentence on a man who sold prisoners’ Social Security numbers to a gang member who then allegedly filed phony tax-refund claims in their names.
$34 million and the identities of thousands of dead people were at risk in a large-scale tax fraud scheme for which 11 people were indicted Friday.
The acting head of the IRS announced a massive national crackdown is underway to prevent billions of dollars in taxpayer refunds from being stolen nationwide.