Identity theft

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Health Clerk To Prison For Identity Theft Involving Patient

A former senior clerk in the Palm Beach County Health Department has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for identity theft involving patient information.

CBS Tampa–05/18/2014

ID Theft-Tax Fraud Sweep Nets Charges Against 45

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.


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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

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College Football Players From Tampa Arrested For Tax Fraud

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Nine people in South Dakota and Florida including former and at least one current football player for the University of South Dakota have been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax fraud and identity theft.

CBS Tampa–11/16/2012

Belinda Brooks Booking Photo (Credit: Hillborough County Sheriff's Office)

Feds: Woman Stole Identities To Collect Income Tax Returns

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – 46-year-old Belinda Brooks of Tampa has been arrested and accused of identity theft and income tax fraud.

CBS Tampa–02/09/2012

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