Tax Fraud

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Tax Refund Fraud Victims Getting Left Behind

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.

CBS4–10/17/2012

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Marine Who Stole Identity Of Fellow Marines Overseas Faces 22 Years

A U.S. Marine who admitted to victimizing fellow Marines in an identity theft scheme while in Afghanistan faces up to 22 years in prison.

CBS4–10/04/2012

(Source: AP)

Miami Man Sentenced In Tax Fraud Scam

A Miami man will have to serve three years of probation and pay $112,000 in restitution to the federal government for a tax scam involving refunds sent to prepaid money cards.

09/06/2012

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 24: Defensive tackle William Joseph #94 of the New York Giants sits on the sideline during the NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on September 24, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won 42-30. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

UM Tackle Turned NFL Veteran Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

A University of Miami defensive tackle who played in the NFL for much of the past decade now faces prison time after pleading guilty to tax-related fraud charges in federal court Friday.

CBS Miami–09/01/2012

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 24: Defensive tackle William Joseph #94 of the New York Giants sits on the sideline during the NFL game against the Seattle Seahawks at Qwest Field on September 24, 2006 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won 42-30. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Former Cane Star Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

Former NFL and University of Miami defensive tackle William Joseph will spend at least two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges related to an undercover FBI tax fraud investigation.

CBS Miami–08/31/2012

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Former Seminole Tribe Leader Gets 18 Months For Tax Fraud

After pleading guilty, former Seminole tribe leader David Cypress was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for filing a false tax return in 2007. Part of his plea deal: pay back nearly $5.5 million in overdue income taxes.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

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Coral Springs Woman Sentenced For Defrauding U.S. Marines

The few and the proud are anything but proud of Dorothy Boulin. The 29-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday for stealing Marines’ personal information then filing fraudulent tax returns.

CBS Miami–07/12/2012

(Source: CBS4) Tax check offered to cops by a gang member

CBS4 Investigates: Gangs Move From Drugs To ID Theft

On the same night the Miami Dade Gang Task Force was out chasing gang members for the types of crimes what you would normally expect — dealing drugs, stealing cars, and carrying guns. Another operation was taking place, this one involving something you would not expect.

CBS4–05/14/2012

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Juvenile Detention Officer Arrested For Credit Card Fraud

A Miami juvenile detention officer is on the wrong side of the law after a traffic stop in Alachua County.

CBS4–05/12/2012

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North Miami Marine Implicated In Tax Fraud Scheme

A United States Marine from North Miami is facing federal charges after police say he sold identities of fellow Marines to a Broward County woman who used them to file false tax returns.

CBS4–05/08/2012

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