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.
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.
Florida Man Charged With COVID Relief Fraud, Health Care Fraud And Money LaunderingFlorida man charged with COVID relief fraud, health care fraud and money laundering.
Last Conspirator Pleads Guilty In $5 Million Fraud Over Hurricane Michael Cleanup In Lynn HavenThe last remaining defendant indicted in a $5 million fraud against the City of Lynn Haven has pled guilty to a charge stemming from the Hurricane Michael-related scheme. Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced that David Wayne Horton, who was the city’s Community Services Director at the time of the fraud, entered a guilty plea to wire fraud.
Durable Medical Equipment Company Owner Admits To Kickback SchemeDurable medical equipment company owner admits participation in kickback scheme defendant is one of 26 charged in telemedicine fraud in Southern District.
Macon Georgia Telemedicine Company Owner Pleads Guilty To Fraud ConspiracyA Georgia woman who operated a telemedicine network through two companies has admitted to participation in an ever-growing healthcare and telemedicine fraud scheme.
ARREST: Church Employee Suspected Of Stealing Over $750K From Church AccountsIn 2008, Bradley was hired as the finance secretary by Calvary Baptist Church (CBC) located at 2101 Overlook Drive SE in Winter Haven. In late 2019, the head deacon requested copies of the church bank statements based on a digital image seen by church staff that showed an active $225,000 line of credit, connected to another bank account that did not belong to CBC.
Deltona Man Sentenced For Theft Of Government FundsBobby Morlen (54, Deltona) was sentenced to two years in federal prison for theft of government funds.
Uber Drivers Accused Of 'Vomit Fraud' By Overcharged PassengersDrivers are being accused of "vomit fraud," as many of the Uber employees allegedly claim their passengers threw up in the car after being picked up from a night of partying.
Burglar Collected Rent After Breaking Into Home, Police SayA burglar in Washington state has been charged with not only breaking into a vacationing family's home, but also renting it out to unsuspecting tenants.
Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.