Six Defendants Indicted For FraudVikas Mehta, Walter Valdivia, Pradip Parikh, Jaime Salas, Alpesh Patel, and Darash Shah have been indicted for wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, and money laundering.
Miami Man Sentenced For Laundering Tax And Computer Scam MoneyFifty-one-year-old Kevin Dewayne Kirby was sentenced yesterday in federal district court in Ft. Lauderdale to 57 months in federal prison for laundering over $500,000 connected to two wire fraud scams.
Former President Of Broward County Democratic Black Caucus Guilty Of Defrauding Covid-19 Relief ProgramIn Fort Lauderdale, Florida, before the Honorable Judge Rodolfo Ruiz, 28-year-old Fort Lauderdale, Florida resident Damara Holness pled guilty to a one-count information charging her with lying on a coronavirus relief loan application and fraudulently obtaining hundreds of thousands of dollars intended to help small businesses financially survive the Covid-19 pandemic.
Lakeland Man Sentenced For Theft Of Public Money And Identity TheftU.S. District Judge William F. Jung has sentenced Julio Gonzales (45, Lakeland) to 2 years and 10 months in federal prison for theft of public money and aggravated identity theft.
Executive Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Evade Federal Excise Taxes On Dominican CigarsA California tobacco company executive on Thursday admitted his participation in a fraudulent scheme to avoid the payment of millions of dollars in excise taxes on imported tobacco products.
IRS Tax Debt Negotiator Sentenced In Federal Court A Vero Beach woman who stole money from clients she was supposed to be helping resolve federal tax debt was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Miami to 63 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $867,593.11 in restitution to her victims.
Florida Man Indicted On Counts Of Wire FraudStephen M. Alford, 62, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, was indicted by a federal grand jury on counts of wire fraud and the attempted prevention of seizure of an electronic device, announced Jason R. Coody, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. Alford was arrested on August 31, 2021 and made his initial appearance in federal court to face the charges.
Federal Jury Finds Hialeah Woman Guilty Of Stealing A Co-Worker Identities and Over $152,000 from Local Small BusinessFollowing a three-day trial, a South Florida federal jury this week found 27-year-old Hialeah resident Dianelis Molina Noda guilty of using stolen identities and several of her own bank accounts to steal payroll funds from the family-owned landscaping business for which she had worked for about four years.
Caretaker Of Two Seniors Charged With Stealing Money From Their Bank AccountsThere has been a federal indictment unsealed that charges the caretaker of two seniors with accessing to their bank accounts to steal nearly $300,000.
Tax Service Company Says IRS Will Reissue Stimulus Checks Sent To Wrong Bank AccountsAfter the IRS sent millions of stimulus payments to the wrong bank accounts, tax preparation companies said they’ve worked with the IRS to fix the error.
'Economic Lifeline To Small Businesses,' Next Round Of PPP Loans On Their WayFor countless small business owners, their families and their employees, help is finally on the way—just in time for 2021.
Consumer Alert: Carr Warns Consumers To Beware of Loan ScamsConsumers beware of loan scams.
Police: Suspects Run Over Woman With Car During Fight To Steal $75,000the woman had just withdrawn $75,000 from the bank for their local check cashing business when she was ambushed by a thief who tried to rip her purse away.
Software Developers And Dentists Top List Of Best Jobs In U.S.According to U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the 100 best jobs in America, software developers topped the list with a median salary of $100,080 and over 250,000 projected jobs available this year.
Man Loses $1,300 In Supermarket, Good Samaritan Returns ItA good Samaritan in Florida made this year's Fourth of July celebration unforgettable after returning $1,300 to a man who lost it in a local supermarket.