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Two Convicted For Involvement In Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Two men, after a 10-day trial, have been convicted for their involvement in a tax refund fraud scheme that resulted in cashing thousands of dollars in tax refund checks.


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Broward Tax Prep Firm’s Executives Sentenced For 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.



U.S. Charges 25 In S.Fla. In ID Theft, Tax Fraud Case

Federal authorities have arrested 25 people in South Florida in connection to a $36 million identity theft and tax refund fraud operation.



Two Miami Officers Accused Of Tax Refund Fraud

A new federal complaint obtained by CBS4 shows some disturbing details in the case against 27-year-old Miami Police Officer Malinsky Bazile.


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Man Sentenced For Stealing 23,000 SSNs, Selling Them To Gang

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.


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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.


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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Tamarac Man Faces Identity Theft Charge

A Tamarac man is behind bars after he was charged with ten counts of identity theft.


“CBS 4 Investigates” Findings quoted in Congress

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 […]