IRS Warning: Watch Out For Tax ScamsIt’s that time of year again. Tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail and identity thieves will be doing what they can to cash in, fraudulently, on Uncle Sam.
Lauderdale Lakes Man Pleads Guilty To ID Theft Tax SchemeA Lauderdale Lakes man will be sentenced this April for his part in an identity theft tax scheme that netted him and his co-defendants more than $200,000.
Florida Leads Nation In Identity TheftWhen it comes thieves stealing personal information, Florida tops the list. Florida has the highest rate of identity theft in the nation, according to Miami U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer.
45 Charged After Sweep For ID Theft & Tax Fraud A week long sweep in South Florida targeting identity theft and tax fraud resulted in charges against nearly four dozen people.
Former Dade Corrections Guard Pleads Guilty To ID TheftA former corrections officer at a South Florida state prison is facing up to a dozen years behind bars for stealing inmates’ identification information for the purposes of tax fraud.
Two Miami Officers Accused Of Tax Refund Fraud A new federal complaint obtained by CBS4 shows some disturbing details in the case against 27-year-old Miami Police Officer Malinsky Bazile.
Man Sentenced For Stealing 23,000 SSNs, Selling Them To GangA federal judge unleashed the maximum sentence on a man who sold prisoners' Social Security numbers to a gang member who then allegedly filed phony tax-refund claims in their names.
Eleven Indicted In $34M Tax Fraud, ID Theft Plot$34 million and the identities of thousands of dead people were at risk in a large-scale tax fraud scheme for which 11 people were indicted Friday.
Identity Theft Exploding Across South FloridaThe acting head of the IRS announced a massive national crackdown is underway to prevent billions of dollars in taxpayer refunds from being stolen nationwide.
Lauderdale Woman Found Guilty In IRS Tax Refund Scam
Protect Yourself From Tax Refund Identity TheftAh, it’s that time of year. Super Bowl speculation is in the air and tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail.
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.
Marine Who Stole Identity Of Fellow Marines Overseas Faces 22 YearsA U.S. Marine who admitted to victimizing fellow Marines in an identity theft scheme while in Afghanistan faces up to 22 years in prison.
Miami Man Sentenced In Tax Fraud ScamA Miami man will have to serve three years of probation and pay $112,000 in restitution to the federal government for a tax scam involving refunds sent to prepaid money cards.