Wifredo Ferrer

Flakka Drug (Source: CBS4)

Increasingly Popular Synthetic Drug Behind Bizarre Crimes

There is a common element between several bizarre incidents in Florida—an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug called flakka.

04/30/2015

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US Charges 42 In $21M Florida Identity Theft-Fraud Takedown

Fourty-two people in South Florida are facing federal charges in connection to a $21 million identity theft-fraud scheme.

04/09/2015

Anthony Bosch (Source: CBS News/60 Minutes)

Man At Center Of MLB Steroid Scandal Sentenced To 4 Years

It’s sentencing day for Anthony Bosch, the man accused of selling steroids to Alex Rodriguez and other Major League Baseball players for years.

02/17/2015

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Florida Student Aid Accounts Used In ID Theft

Fourteen students and former students of Miami Dade College were arrested in connection to a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Accounts used by South Florida college students to receive financial aid were used in the scheme.

11/18/2014

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Florida Men Charged In Jamaica-Based Lottery Scam

Three South Florida men have been charged in lottery scams based in Jamaica.

10/05/2014

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Jamaican Trio Arrested In Alleged Lottery Scam

A trio of Jamaican nationals were arrested Thursday and charged separately for their roles in a Jamaican-based telemarketing fraud scheme.

10/02/2014

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Jamaican Guilty In Florida In Major Sex Traffic Case

A South Florida jury convicted a man on numerous charges connected to international sex trafficking.

07/05/2014

Taxes

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.

04/03/2014

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33 Charged In Fla. Staged Auto Accident Probe

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.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

David McLean (Source: City of Margate)

Margate Commissioner Indicted On Bribery Charges

Margate City Commission David McClean faced a judge Wednesday in federal court as he was charged with three counts of bribery.

04/03/2013

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