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.
FT. LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Ft. Lauderdale woman accused of trying to bilk the Internal Revenue Service out of millions of dollars in tax refunds by submitting phony returns was found guilty Monday on numerous […]
Ah, it’s that time of year. Super Bowl speculation is in the air and tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail.
Following a recent robbery of a postal carrier in North Miami, Postal Inspector Ivan Ramirez gave a simple explanation.
Tax refund fraud has kept federal prosecutors in South Florida busy as the crime continues to grow in popularity. Just this year, two former NFL players pleaded guilty to taking part in tax refund fraud. For the victims of the fraud, the prevailing message from the government has been, be patient.