tax refund fraud
The 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.
Federal authorities have arrested 25 people in South Florida in connection to a $36 million identity theft and tax refund fraud operation.
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.
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.
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.
A Tamarac man is behind bars after he was charged with ten counts of identity theft.
Tax refund scams are costing Uncle Sam as much as $10-Billiion dollars a year and current laws are not strong enough to protect Taxpayers from sophisticated Cyber-Thieves: That according to Tuesday’s Washington testimony before the […]