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.
US Charges 42 In $21M Florida Identity Theft-Fraud TakedownFourty-two people in South Florida are facing federal charges in connection to a $21 million identity theft-fraud scheme.
Man At Center Of MLB Steroid Scandal Sentenced To 4 YearsIt’s sentencing day for Anthony Bosch, the man accused of selling steroids to Alex Rodriguez and other Major League Baseball players for years.
Florida Student Aid Accounts Used In ID TheftFourteen 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.
Florida Men Charged In Jamaica-Based Lottery ScamThree South Florida men have been charged in lottery scams based in Jamaica.
Jamaican Trio Arrested In Alleged Lottery ScamA trio of Jamaican nationals were arrested Thursday and charged separately for their roles in a Jamaican-based telemarketing fraud scheme.
Jamaican Guilty In Florida In Major Sex Traffic Case A South Florida jury convicted a man on numerous charges connected to international sex trafficking.
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.
33 Charged In Fla. Staged Auto Accident ProbeIn 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.
Margate Commissioner Indicted On Bribery ChargesMargate City Commission David McClean faced a judge Wednesday in federal court as he was charged with three counts of bribery.
As Tax Season Nears, Identity Theft RisesFollowing a recent robbery of a postal carrier in North Miami, Postal Inspector Ivan Ramirez gave a simple explanation.
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.