Inmates at the Zephyrhills Correctional Facility have not only had their freedom taken away, but their identity too. One of the former corrections officers at the facility has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for stealing the prisoners’ identities.
Police arrested eight people who had gathered along with dozens of others in Downtown Miami to protest the death of a black teen shot by police in Missouri.
Two men just pleaded guilty to charges related to an online video that shows a man jumping on two manatees.
In the continuing crackdown on staged auto accidents in Florida, authorities have charged 33 more people in the scam that is used to defraud insurance companies out of millions of dollars.
Two Oakland Park brothers accused of having ties to terrorism entered not guilty pleas in Fort Lauderdale federal court Friday morning.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office has released mug shots of two South Florida brothers accused of having ties to terrorism.
Two brothers of Pakistani descent living in Oakland Park have been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, U.S. attorney Wifredo Ferrer announced Friday afternoon.
Six Miami Beach employees charged in a scheme to extort money from a Miami Beach club owner entered not guilty pleas Wednesday morning in Federal Court in Miami, and fled the courthouse ahead of advancing TV cameras declining an opportunity to explain their involvement.
The top code compliance inspector for the city of Miami Beach has been charged, along with 6 other people, in a scheme to allegedly extort money from a South beach club owner. An FBI sting snared 5 Miami Beach code compliance officers and two city firefighters who prosecutors claim demanded cash for looking the other way.
The Federal Trade Commission has just released a report showing that the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Metropolitan area was the number one area in the country last year for consumer complaints about Identity theft.