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2 Charged In $70M Fla. ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud

Two South Florida men are facing fraud charges in an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so-called “virtual concierge” machines that operate in retail stores.

04/09/2014

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Rep. Grayson Loses $18 Million In Stock Scheme

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.

12/10/2013

Men Facing Charges For Selling Fake Body Armor

Three central Florida men are facing charges after authorities say they were selling fake body armor.

10/23/2013

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3 Get Long Prison Terms In Fla. Medicare Fraud

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.

09/11/2013

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Teen Poses As Police Officer In Theft Scheme

Two St. Lucie County teens have been arrested for a shoplifting scheme in which one of them allegedly posed as a police officer.

CBS Tampa–09/04/2012

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South Florida Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Real Estate Scheme

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.

04/04/2012

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