MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – It’s well known that Miami, and South Florida in general, is a hot bed for income tax fraud and identity theft.

Three more South Florida men have been added to the growing list of scam artists.

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Paul Borgella, 35, has been convicted for his role in a $400,000 income tax refund scam. The North Miami Beach man could get up to 10 years in prison at his sentencing in December.

On September 16th, 30-year-old Josue Pierre of Miami was sentenced to more than two years for a tax refund scheme using prepaid debit cards.

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North Miami Beach resident Dines Blanc, 24, was given over three years of prison because he used 16 fake tax returns that totaled $300,000.

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