U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida lost $18 million in a scheme that cheated him and about 120 other investors out of more than $35 million, according to court papers.
Three central Florida men are facing charges after authorities say they were selling fake body armor.
Three former executives at a South Florida psychiatric hospital have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their roles in a $67 million Medicare fraud scheme.
Two St. Lucie County teens have been arrested for a shoplifting scheme in which one of them allegedly posed as a police officer.
A prominent South Florida businessman was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for turning what had been a legitimate real estate investment business into a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme affecting hundreds of investors, including a well-known Roman Catholic prep school.