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Defendant Pleads Guilty In Mutual Benefits Fraud

The lead defendant in one of South Florida’s biggest and longest-running fraud cases has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.


Teresa Giudice (L) and Joe Giudice leave court after facing charges of defrauding lenders, illegally obtaining mortgages and other loans as well as allegedly hiding assets and income during a bankruptcy case on March 4, 2014 in Newark, United States. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘Housewives’ Couple Plead Guilty To Fraud In NJ

A “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star and her husband face prison time after they pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal fraud charges for concealing income and lying during bankruptcy proceedings.


Christina KItterman, a former associate of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein, has been found guilty of fraud.  (Source: CBS4)

Former Scott Rothstein Associate Convicted On Fraud Charges

A former associate of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein has been found guilty of fraud. Closing arguments in Christina Kitterman’s trial were Tuesday morning and it took the jury just over two hours to convict her on three counts of wire fraud,


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Lauderhill Woman Accused Of Running $4 Million Ponzi Scheme

A Lauderhill woman who ran a company which allegedly dealt with federal bail and immigrations bonds is accused of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.


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Missing Fla. Lawyer Turns Himself In To FBI In Fraud Case

A suspended Boca Raton attorney who disappeared with more than $3 million from his law firm’s client accounts has turned himself in to the FBI.

CBS Miami–06/20/2013

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Trial To Begin Monday For Lauderdale Man Accused In Ponzi Scam

Trial is scheduled to get underway Monday for a Ft. Lauderdale man who is accused of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.


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Former Miami Cop Convicted Of Fraud To Be Sentenced

The Miami cop who funded her gambling habit by stealing thousands from a black police officers association will learn her sentence Wednesday afternoon in federal court.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

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Coral Springs Woman Sentenced For Defrauding U.S. Marines

The few and the proud are anything but proud of Dorothy Boulin. The 29-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday for stealing Marines’ personal information then filing fraudulent tax returns.

CBS Miami–07/12/2012

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Fmr. Miami Cop Accused Of Embezzlement Expected To Take Deal

The former president of the Miami Community Police Benevolent Association (MCPBA) accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars of the association’s money is expected in Miami’s federal court this week.


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Former Ft. Laud. Cop Guilty Of Wire Fraud

Former Fort Lauderdale Police officer David Michael McElligott changed his plea in federal court and admitted he falsified military leave and earnings statements with the city so he could return to his job as a cop under federal law.