Tax Fraud

Broward High School Band Director Charged In ID Theft, FraudA 27-year-old school band director is facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was an identity theft and tax fraud scheme involving some stolen student records.
Postal Inspectors Seek Info In Armed Robberies Of Mail CarriersPostal inspectors are going door-to-door Monday handing out flyers, offering a reward for anyone who can help put a stop to criminals targeting mail carriers.
Miami-Dade Property Appraisers Office Warns About New ScamThe Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser’s Office is warning residents about a new form of tax fraud.
One Convicted, Two Sentenced In Fla. Tax Frauds It's well known that Miami, and South Florida in general, is a hot bed for income tax fraud and identity theft.
IRS Employee Accused Of Tax Fraud A West Palm Beach man employed by the Internal Revenue Service has been charged with wire fraud. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 36-year old Charles Corbitt prepared fraudulent tax returns which claimed Residential Energy Credits on Form 5695 and inflated Itemized Deductions on Schedule A that the individual was not entitled to.
Hollywood Man Pleads Guilty To Tax Refund ScamA Hollywood man has pled guilty to his part of a million dollar fraudulent tax refund scam. Judes Celestin, 36, pled guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.
Jury Finds Ex-Hialeah Mayor & Wife Not Guilty Of Tax Evasion A Miami jury has found former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his wife Raiza not guilty on charges of tax evasion and filing fraudulent tax returns.
Closing Arguments In Ex-Hialeah Mayor's Tax Evasion TrialClosing arguments got underway Monday in the tax evasion trial of former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his wife.
Broward Tax Prep Firm's Executives Sentenced For FraudThe former president and vice president of the Broward tax preparation firm Luxury Tax Inc. have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a $2 million tax fraud and identity theft operation.
Tax Fraud Scheme Lands Brothers In Federal PrisonIt will be federal prison time for two South Florida brothers who started a scheme that netted them $1.6 million in fraudulent tax refunds.
IRS Warning: Watch Out For Tax ScamsIt’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.
Lauderdale Lakes Man Pleads Guilty To ID Theft Tax SchemeA 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.