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.
A Hialeah woman has been arrested for suspected absentee ballot fraud after authorities say she collected at least 31 ballots under suspicious circumstances.
The former executive director of a southwest Florida nonprofit is accused of misappropriating more than $900,000.
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.
The Hernando Country Sheriff’s Office is alerting its residents to a text messaging scam that has been making the rounds in the county.
A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conning two New York women out of roughly $400,000.