Federal authorities in South Florida say a weeklong sweep targeting identity theft-tax fraud crime has resulted in charges against 45 people in 30 separate cases.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida woman who claimed to have psychic powers has been convicted by a jury of multiple fraud charges in what prosecutors called a long-running $40 million scam. […]
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The leader of a veterans’ charity that prosecutors say was a $300 million gambling operation entered a no-contest plea to running an illegally lottery on Friday, a decision that will allow […]
A Florida billionaire energy maven and wine collector has told a New York jury he doesn’t like wine auctions anymore because he has too often been the victim of buying fake wine.
Florida welfare officials are proposing a bill that targets Medicaid fraud among patients who hide their assets with family and friends to get the taxpayer-funded program to pay for their nursing home care.
With tax filing season heating up, an aggressive Internal Revenue Service crackdown is targeting the growing problem of criminals who use stolen identities to seek tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is issuing an email fraud warning.
Florida officials are cracking down on fraud in the food stamp program through a new system that verifies client’s identities before an application is processed.
Lawyers seeking dismissal of voting fraud and related charges against four north Florida residents on Wednesday cited the state Supreme Court’s refusal to throw out thousands of absentee ballots after Republican activists added information to them in the 2000 presidential election.
A suspended north Florida supervisor of elections is seeking dismissal of charges against her in a voting fraud case.