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Billionaire In NY: Fake Wine Made Me Quit Auctions

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.

04/03/2013

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DCF: Close The Loop Hole Allowing Wealthy To Get Medicare

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.

CBS Tampa–02/24/2013

Tax Preparers Work To Meet Tomorrow's Deadline

IRS Cracking Down On ID Theft, Tax fraud In Florida

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.

CBS Tampa–02/08/2013

File photo of a person doing work on a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Highway Agency Warns Of Email Fraud

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is issuing an email fraud warning.

CBS Tampa–02/08/2013

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Fla. Officials Crack Down On $100M Lost In Food Stamp Fraud

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.

01/23/2013

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Judge Hears Four Election Fraud Cases

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.

12/05/2012

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Judge Hearing North Florida Election Fraud Case

A suspended north Florida supervisor of elections is seeking dismissal of charges against her in a voting fraud case.

11/21/2012

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Woman Charged In Absentee Ballot Fraud

A Hialeah woman has been arrested for suspected absentee ballot fraud after authorities say she collected at least 31 ballots under suspicious circumstances.

CBS Tampa–08/02/2012

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Non-Profit Director Charged With Fraud

The former executive director of a southwest Florida nonprofit is accused of misappropriating more than $900,000.

CBS Tampa–07/24/2012

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Florida Man Accused Of Laundering Millions Of Medicare Money

A federal judge has ordered a South Florida man held until his arraignment Friday for allegedly conspiring to launder tens of millions of Medicare fraud dollars that authorities say were eventually funneled into the Cuban banking system.

06/18/2012

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