Florida Businesses Struggling With Increase In Chargeback FraudFlorida is ranked among the highest in the nation when it comes to reported cases of fraud. Experts are speaking up about scams which have led to chargebacks, ultimately hurting some Tampa Bay businesses.
SpaceX Facilitates First Splashdown For NASA In 45 YearsMission accomplished, for two NASA astronauts who returned to Earth Sunday, following the first human flight for SpaceX.
Florida Man Arrested With Gun In One Hand, Beer In The OtherA Florida man in Wimauma was arrested on Saturday, August 1, 2020 after reports that he was waving a firearm at citizens while walking down the road.
Florida Piano Teacher Arrested For Possession Of Child PornographyHarrison works as a piano salesperson and piano teacher. If you feel you have been a victim or know someone who had contact with Harrison or could be a victim, please contact Detective Paden of the Crimes Against Children Unit at (727) 582-6200.
USF School Of Hospitality And Tourism Management Receives AccreditationThe University of South Florida announced Friday that its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management within the Muma College of Business has received professional and academic accreditation from the Accreditation Commission of Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA).
Florida Doctor Charged In $681M Substance Abuse Treatment Fraud SchemeA Palm Beach County, Florida doctor was arrested and charged with conspiring to commit health care fraud and wire fraud for his alleged participation in a massive years-long health care fraud scheme throughout Palm Beach County, billing for fraudulent tests and treatments for vulnerable patients seeking treatment for drug and/or alcohol addiction.
President Trump Makes A Campaign Stop In Tampa Bay AreaPresident Donald Trump stopped to fundraise for his reelection campaign yesterday in Tampa, a little more than three months from the Presidential Election. During his stop at Tampa International Airport with law enforcement and a group of supporters, he slammed Democrats, including his opponent, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Local Entrepreneurs Utilize Pandemic To Disrupt Healthcare Tech IndustryLocal and national healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs, better known as disruptors in this case, are using the COVID-19 pandemic to get ahead in technology and medicine. Their plan: Disrupt The Bay.
Tampa Teen Arrested In Relation To July 'Bit-Con' Twitter HackA Tampa teenager, the so-called "mastermind" behind the hack on high-profile Twitter accounts that occured on July 15, 2020 has been arrest this morning, according to According to Andrew H. Warren, the State Attorney for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit.
Tampa Teen, UK Teen & Orlando Man Charged In 'Bit-Con' Twitter HackThree individuals have been charged today for their alleged roles in the Twitter hack that occurred on July 15, 2020.
1 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Late Night St. Pete FireAccording to the St. Petersburg Police Department, around 9:36pm, on July 31, 2020 SPPD received a call concerning a possible arson in the 5400 block of 14th Ave N.
Tampa Area Shooting Spree Suspect Arrested, Additional Victims IdentifiedThe Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has identified additional victims in a shooting investigation that spanned multiple areas in Tampa and Hillsborough County on Thursday night, July 30.
Pinellas County Officials Prepare For Impact Of Hurricane IsaiasPinellas County’s Emergency Management team gave county board members insight on their plans as Floridians prepare for tropical storm Isaias.
Japanese Shipping Company Fined $1.5M, Concealing Illegal Discharges of Oily WaterIn pleading guilty, MISUGA admitted that the chief engineer onboard the M/V Diamond Queen, a 34,800 gross-ton, 656-foot ocean-going commercial bulk carrier, knowingly failed to record the overboard discharge of oily bilge water without the use of required pollution-prevention equipment.
BREAKING: Shooting Spree Suspect Injures 2, Officer In TampaTampa Police have an adult male in custody after he shot an officer. The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and has been transported to the hospital.