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Oct 2014

Oct 23, 2014

Miami-Dade Residents Convicted in $8 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Oct 22, 2014

Hollywood Man Sentenced to Over 12 Years for Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Case Involving Theft of Over 5,000 Identities

Miami Resident Pleads Guilty to Unauthorized Possession of Stolen Identities

Oct 21, 2014

Convicted Felon Sentenced for Firearms and Identity Theft Charges

Miami-Area Physician Assistant Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Oct 17, 2014

Vice-President of Investment Company Sentenced in $21 Million Fraud Scheme

Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida Receives Attorney General Awards

A Department of Veterans Affairs Official and Durable Medical Equipment Vendor Charged with Health Care Fraud

Another Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Oct 16, 2014

Broker Pleads Guilty in Connection with Rothstein Case

Ten Additional Alleged Members of the Almighty Imperial Gangsters Nation Gang Indicted

Romanian Nationals Sentenced for Their Participation in ATM Skimming Scheme

Law Enforcement Operation in Liberty City Results in Twelve Arrests

Oct 14, 2014

Miami-Dade Business Owner Sentenced to 5.5 Years for Medicaid Fraud

Three Chiropractors Sentenced in Staged Automobile Accident Scheme

Oct 10, 2014

Three Florida Residents are Charged with Health Care Fraud, Money Laundering and Drug Trafficking

Former TD Bank Vice President Indicted in Connection with Rothstein Case

Oct 9, 2014

Defendant Pleads Guilty for Role in Brutal Sex Trafficking Ring

Oct 8, 2014

Additional Cay Clubs Executive Charged in Connection with $300 Million Ponzi Scheme Involving Sales of Vacation Rental Units

Street Gang Members Charged with Drug Conspiracy, Firearms Violations, Carjacking, and Violent Crime in Aid of Racketeering Activity

Oct 7, 2014

Key West Family Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking

Oct 6, 2014

Costa Rican Woman Pleads Guilty to Human Smuggling Conspiracy

Oct 3, 2014

Two Tampa Corporations and Four Tampa Residents Plead Guilty to Scheme to Unlawfully Sell an Unregistered Pesticide and Obstruct Justice

Stuart Rosenfeldt Sentenced in Connection with Rothstein Case

Oct 2, 2014

Man Who Falsely Obtained a Million Dollar Miami Heat Premium Ticket Package Enters Guilty Plea

Miami Residents Plead Guilty in Scheme to File False Tax Returns

Fast Train Owner and Three Admissions Representatives arrested for Theft of Federal Student Aid

Defendants Sentenced in Tax Fraud Scheme

Three Defendants Charged Separately in Jamaica Based Lottery Schemes

South Florida Doctor and Other Professionals Charged with Health Care Fraud At Biscayne Milieu Health Center, Inc.

Oct 1, 2014

Department of Justice Announces $63 Million to Support School Safety Research and Reduce Gun Violence

Leader and Organizer of $49.6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 27 Years and Three Months in Prison

Sep 2014

Sep 30, 2014

Seven Indicted for Fraudulently Requesting Travel Reimbursement Expenses from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced for Identity Theft Schemes Involving Fraudulent Social Security Benefits and Income Tax Refunds

Six Defendants Charged for $6 Million Miami Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 29, 2014

Attorney General Holder Announces Latest Effort to Strengthen Community Policing with Approximately $124 Million Hiring Grant to Local Law Enforcement

Man Using False Identity Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison on International Sex Trafficking

Head of International Narcotics Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison

Administrator Sentenced to 68 Months in Prison for Role in $6 Million Miami Home Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 26, 2014

Ringleader Jason Vitulano Pleads Guilty in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme Case & Scheme Managers Sentenced

Former Owner of Durable Medical Equipment Company Arrested in Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme

Sep 25, 2014

Former City of Miami Firefighter Sentenced to 327 Months in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Sep 24, 2014

Former Delray Beach Resident Sentenced in Third Case Involving Identity Theft

Lighting Contractor Charged with Agreeing to Bribe Broward Public Official

Sep 23, 2014

Intelligence Officer at Southern Command Charged with Accepting a Bribe and Helping Steal Drug Proceeds

Five Defendants Sentenced to Prison Terms for Multi-Million Dollar Theft of Pre-Retail Medical Products

Sep 22, 2014

Brazilian Man Sentenced on Firearms Trafficking Charges

Sep 19, 2014

Rothstein Associates Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

North Miami Beach Resident Convicted in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Sep 18, 2014

Fort Lauderdale Jury Convicts Hollywood Man of Kidnapping and Sex Trafficking By Force

North Miami Beach Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Three Patient Recruiters Sentenced in $20 Million Miami Health Care Fraud Scheme

Sep 17, 2014

Florida Home Health Care Company and Its Owners Agree to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations for $1.65 Million

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud and Social Security Schemes

Sep 16, 2014

Former Cay Clubs Executives Charged in Connection with $300 Million Ponzi Scheme Involving Sales of Vacation Rental Units

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Sep 12, 2014

Port Saint Lucie Return Preparer Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft Schemes

Broward Realtor Charged with Making False Statements

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Palm Beach County Couple Charged with Bankruptcy Fraud

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 235 Months in Prison for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Activity

Sep 11, 2014

Ana Alliegro Sentenced for Having Violated the Federal Election Campaign Act

Former TD Bank Employee and Co-Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Miami Attorney Sentenced for Not Filing Income Tax Returns

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced for Her Role in Massive Stolen Identity Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Sep 10, 2014

Boynton Beach Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Sexual Activity

Attorney General Recognizes Southern District of Florida Trial Team

Sep 9, 2014

Jose Padilla Re-Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Murder Individuals Overseas, Providing Material Support to Terrorists

Sep 8, 2014

Owner of Home Health Care Company Sentenced to 75 Months in Prison for $6.5 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Sep 5, 2014

Miami Resident Convicted of Obstruction of Justice by Murder and Firearms Trafficking

Two Highlands County Men Plead Guilty to Firearm and Drug Trafficking Offenses

Defendant Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Sep 4, 2014

One Defendant Sentenced and Two More Defendants Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Aug 2014

Aug 29, 2014

Former Mutual Benefits Corporation Head Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for His Role in $1 Billion MBC Scheme

Former CFO of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A. Sentenced for Conspiracy to Launder Money and to Defraud a Financial Institution

Defendant Charged in Investment Scam Yielding Millions of Dollars from Investors – and Miami Heat Tickets

Aug 28, 2014

Owner and Seven Employees of Mortgage Company and Two Real Estate Developers Indicted for $50 Million Scam Involving Federally Insured Mortgages

Aug 27, 2014

Two More Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Treasure Coast PNC Bank Robbery Spree

Aug 26, 2014

Tax Return Preparers Charged in Fraudulent Refund Scheme

Owner of Home Health Care Company Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Prison for Role in $6 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Port St. Lucie Broker Sentenced to 87 Months in Prison in Wire Fraud Embezzlement Scheme

Aug 25, 2014

Manager Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme Case

Aug 22, 2014

Homestead Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Seven Defendants Charged in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Florida Man Sentenced for Filing False Claims with Internal Revenue Service

Aug 19, 2014

Three South Florida Residents Charged in Conspiracy to Distribute Illegal Drugs, Steroids

Delray Beach Residents Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Sentences in Multi-Million Dollar Bank Fraud Scheme Involving South Florida Investment Properties

Ana Alliegro Pleads Guilty to Violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act

Rothstein Associate Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

Aug 15, 2014

Former Medical Resident Sentenced to Child Pornography Charges

Real Estate Developer and Mortgage Broker Plead Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Two Miami Residents Sentenced for Money Laundering Activities Involving Stolen Identity Tax Refunds

Aug 14, 2014

Medical Assistant Pleads Guilty After Stealing Patients’ Identities from the Memorial Healthcare System Database

Aug 13, 2014

Five More Individuals Charged in Cybercrime/Bank Fraud Scheme

Aug 11, 2014

Vice-President of Investment Company Pleads Guilty in $21 Million Fraud Scheme

Pompano Beach Resident Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Illegally Trafficking in Marine Life

Aug 8, 2014

Chiropractor and Office Assistant Sentenced in Staged Automobile Accident Scheme

Aug 7, 2014

First Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Miramar Resident Sentenced for Filing a False Tax Return

Aug 6, 2014

Colombian Narcotics Kingpin Sentenced to 360 Months in Prison

Aug 5, 2014

Miami Seafood Firm Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Imported Seafood Labelling Fraud

Seven South Florida Residents Charged in Conspiracy to Distribute Performance Enhancing Drugs to Underage High School and Professional Athletes

Jul 2014

Jul 31, 2014

Policeman Indicted For Aiding and Abetting a Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and For Extortion

Jul 30, 2014

Two More Defendants Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Director of Nursing Pleads Guilty in Miami for Role in $7 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jul 29, 2014

Palm Beach Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Return Preparer Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Scheme Involving Personal Identification Information of Miami-Dade County Public School Students

Miami-Dade County Resident Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Involving Thousands of Individuals’ Personal Identifying Information

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Sentenced for Accepting $150,000 in Bribes from Contractor

Physician Assistant and Certified Nursing Assistant Convicted in $200 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Jul 25, 2014

Final Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Miami-Dade County Public Schools Students’ Personal Identifying Information

Four Charged in NFL-Related Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting Senior Citizens

Jul 24, 2014

Individual Who Provided False Statements Regarding Attempted Support of Extremist Group Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced

Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced in Connection With Rothstein Investigation

Palm Beach County Brothers and Company Sentenced in $4 million “Cash Back” Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

Owner And Administrator Of Miami Home Health Companies Pleads Guilty For Role In $74 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jul 23, 2014

Former Sweetwater Police Detective Sentenced for Role in Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme

Jul 22, 2014

Miami-Dade County Resident Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Schemes Involving Fraudulent Social Security Benefits and Income Tax Refunds

Jul 21, 2014

Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced in Connection with Rothstein Investigation

Jul 18, 2014

Broward Resident Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Charges Involving Stolen Identity Tax Refunds

Former West Palm Beach Police Officer Sentenced

Jul 17, 2014

Miami-Dade Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

Palm Beach Gardens Resident Sentenced to 170 Months in Prison in Timeshare Fraud Scheme

U.S. Citizen Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison in 1984 Hijacking Case

Hallandale Resident Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced in Attempted Extortion, Bank Robbery and Product Tampering Cases to 188 Months in Prison

Multi-Agency Law Enforcement Operation Tackles Gun Violence and Drug Trafficking in Broward County

Miami-Dade Resident Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Individuals’ Personal Identifying Information

Florida Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Jul 16, 2014

Two Defendants Indicted for Identity Theft and Unemployment Insurance Fraud

Mortgage Lender Pleads Guilty in Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Jul 15, 2014

Former Miami-Dade Correctional Officer and Co-Defendants Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

Jul 14, 2014

U.S. Attorney’s Office Reaches Forfeiture Settlement with RRA Liquidating Trustee

Rothstein Associate Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud

Jul 11, 2014

South Florida Couple Plead Guilty to Money Laundering Involving Third-Party Payments to Mexico

Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al-Qa’ida, Al-Qa’ida in Iraq/Al-Nusrah Front, and Al-Shabaab

Congressional Candidate Sentenced for Violating the Federal Election Campaign Act

Jul 10, 2014

Four Patient Recruiters Plead Guilty in Miami for Roles in $20 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jul 9, 2014

Food Service Manager and Co-Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Miami-Dade County Public Schools Students' Personal Identifying Information

Brazilian Man Pleads Guilty to Firearms Trafficking Charges

Jul 7, 2014

Miami Jury Convicts Four Defendants of Conspiracy and Bank Fraud Offenses Arising from $49.6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Two More Defendants Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Resulting in Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Activity

Venezuelan Wildlife Dealer Charged with Illegally Trafficking in Marine Life

Jul 3, 2014

Miami Wildlife Dealer Convicted in Illegal Rhinoceros Trafficking Deal

Managers Sentenced to Prison in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme Case

Jul 2, 2014

Mastermind of Cuban Smuggling Organization Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Jul 1, 2014

Man Using False Identity Convicted of International Sex Trafficking

Mastermind of Violent Robbery Crew Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison on Robbery Murder and Weapons Charges

Statement of Southern District of Florida U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer on the Conviction of Damion St. Patrick Baston

Pompano Beach Resident Charged with Illegally Trafficking in Marine Life

Naples Resident Sentenced for Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Florida Keys Resident Charged with Illegally Trafficking in Marine Life

Jun 2014

Jun 27, 2014

Russell Adler Sentenced in Connection with Rothstein Case

Miami-Dade County Resident Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Port Saint Lucie Return Preparer Convicted in Tax Fraud and Identity Theft Schemes

Arthur Schlecht and Co-defendants Sentenced For Role in Precious Metals Investment Scheme

Gang Member Sentenced As Armed Career Criminal For Firearm Possession

Patient Recruiter Pleads Guilty For Role In $6.5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jun 26, 2014

Riviera Beach Man Sentenced To 24 Months in Prison In Juno Beach Endangered Sea Turtle Egg Taking Case

Former Delray Beach Resident Convicted In Third Case Involving Identity Theft

Jun 25, 2014

Former National Fast Food Restaurant Chain Employee and Co-Defendant Sentenced for Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Jun 24, 2014

Broward Resident Convicted in Social Security Theft Scheme

Jun 23, 2014

Owner of Home Health Company Pleads Guilty to Role in $6.5 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jun 20, 2014

Defendant Convicted in Identity Theft Tax Fraud and Social Security Schemes

International Distributor Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Illegal Sale and Distribution of Refrigeration Equipment Containing Ozone Depleting Substances

Former Cay Clubs Executives Charged with Obstruction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Wire Fraud Conspiracy

Jun 19, 2014

Patient Recruiter Pleads Guilty in Miami for Role in $205 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jun 18, 2014

Office Worker Pleads Guilty in Miami for Role in $7 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Jun 16, 2014

Final Three Defendants Sentenced in Wide-Ranging Identity Theft Scheme

Jun 13, 2014

Miami Beach Physician Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme

Jun 12, 2014

International Drug Money Laundering Conviction

Former City of Miami Police Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Criminal Contempt

Jun 11, 2014

Two Charged with Leading a Conspiracy to Defraud and Extort Spanish-Speaking Consumers through Fraudulent Call Centers

Jun 9, 2014

Broward County Resident Sentenced in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Jun 6, 2014

New York Marine Life Dealer Convicted and Sentenced for Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Jun 5, 2014

Margate Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Two Miami Residents Plead Guilty to Money Laundering Charges Involving Stolen Identity Tax Refunds

Jun 3, 2014

Eight Individuals Charged in Four Separate Cyber Fraud Schemes

Jun 2, 2014

Third Defendant Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Scheme Involving Miami-Dade County Public Schools Students' Personal Identifying Information

Broward Resident Sentenced to 94 Months in Prison in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Ringleader of Identity Theft Ring Sentenced to 121 Months in Prison

Final Defendant in Arizona-Florida Drug Conspiracy Sentenced

May 2014

May 30, 2014

Thirteen South Florida Men are Sentenced in a Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Broward Resident Pleads Guilty in $4 Million Ponzi Scheme

Homestead Man Sentenced in $5 Million Identity Theft Tax Refund Check Cashing Scam

Davie Man Pleads Guilty in Large-Dollar Fraudulent Refund Scam Involving $22 Million in Claims

May 29, 2014

Three Defendants Charged in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

May 28, 2014

Ringleader of International Rhino Smuggling Conspiracy Sentenced in New Jersey to 70 Months in Prison for Wildlife Trafficking Crimes

Miami Resident Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft Scheme Involving Theft of Mail from Apartment Complex Mailboxes

May 27, 2014

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Claim with Internal Revenue Service for Tax Refund

May 23, 2014

Margate Man Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison on Charges he Made and Possessed a Pipe Bomb

Former Broward County Tax Preparer Sentenced for Contempt of Court

Twenty South Florida Residents Charged in Wire Fraud Scheme

May 22, 2014

Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler Partner Charged with Conspiracy

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting $150,000 in Bribes from Contractor

Six Defendants Charged with Securities Fraud Related Violations

May 21, 2014

Bahamian and Jamaican Nationals Sentenced for Marijuana Importation

West Palm Beach Resident Sentenced in Treasure Coast Bank Robbery Spree

Former Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A. Attorney Sentenced in Connection with Rothstein Ponzi Scheme

Weston Man Sentenced to Fifteen Years in Prison for Child Pornography Crimes

Former CFO of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A. Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Launder Money and to Defraud a Financial Institution

Vero Beach Resident Pleads Guilty in Armed Robbery of Vero Beach GameStop Store

May 19, 2014

Four Individuals Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Robbers Targeting Gas Stations and Hotels along I-95 Plead Guilty

May 15, 2014

City of North Miami Resident Sentenced in Stolen Tax Refund Scheme

Smuggler Pleads Guilty to Causing Deadly Tragedy at Sea

May 13, 2014

Former Senior Clerk of Palm Beach County Health Department Sentenced for Her Role in an Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Fifty South Florida Residents Charged as Part of Nationwide Coordinated Takedown by Medicare Fraud Strike Force Operations

May 12, 2014

North Miami Man Sentenced in Refund Scam Involving Large-Dollar Fraudulent Tax Refund Claims

Hollywood Man Pleads Guilty in Million Dollar Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud

May 9, 2014

Serial Armed Robber Sentenced to Over 56 Years in Prison

Former Ft. Lauderdale Resident Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Using MBC Shell Company to Defraud a Financial Institution

Alleged International Narcotics Trafficker Extradited from Honduras on Cocaine Distribution Charges

May 8, 2014

Bahamian Man Charged in Mail and Wire Fraud Scheme

May 7, 2014

Former CEO of Publicly Traded Company Sentenced in Securities Fraud Scheme

May 5, 2014

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Charged with Accepting $150,000 in Bribes from Contractor

May 2, 2014

Miami Gardens Resident Charged with Possession of Firearm

Intelligence Specialist at Southern Command Charged with Accepting Bribes and Helping Steal Purported Drug Proceeds

May 1, 2014

Fort Lauderdale Attorney Sentenced in Connection with Scott Rothstein's Ponzi Scheme

April 2014

April 30, 2014

West Palm Beach Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Selling Controlled Substances While in Uniform and On Duty

Florida Resident Sentenced in Connection with International Lottery Scheme that Defrauded Elderly Americans

April 29, 2014

Miramar Resident Convicted for Filing a False Tax Return

Jamaican Citizen Sentenced in Connection with International Lottery Scheme That Defrauded Elderly Americans

April 25, 2014

Facebook Fraudster Sentenced

Two Broward County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Charged with Conspiracy in Connection with Rothstein Investigation

April 24, 2014

Doctor Sentenced for His Role in Operation of Pill Mill

April 23, 2014

Four Defendants Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Resulting in Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Activity

April 22, 2014

Jury Convicts Three Chiropractors and One Recruiter in Staged Automobile Accident Scheme

Sweetwater Police Detective Convicted on Credit Card Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

April 21, 2014

Miami Resident Sentenced to 81 Months in IRS Fraudulent Refund Scheme

April 18, 2014

Delray Beach Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

President and Vice-President of Luxury Tax, Inc. Sentenced for Tax Refund Fraud Utilizing Stolen Personal Identifying Information of Identity Theft Victims

Another Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud and Access Device Fraud Schemes

Three Broward Residents Charged with Preparing False Tax Returns for their Clients

April 17, 2014

Mastermind of Violent Robbery Crew Convicted of Robbery Murder and Weapons Charges

April 16, 2014

Former National Fast Food Restaurant Chain Employee and Co-Defendant Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Former CFO of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A. Charged with Conspiracy to Launder Money and to Defraud a Financial Institution

April 15, 2014

Miami Attorney Charged with Not Filing Income Tax Returns

April 14, 2014

Naples Resident Pleads Guilty in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Idaho Aquarium Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life

Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life

Broward County Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Theft of Hundreds of TIAA-CREF Clients' Personal Identifying Information

April 11, 2014

Final Two Defendants Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Patients’ Personal Identity Information

West Palm Beach Police Officer Charged with Selling Controlled Substances While in Uniform and On Duty

Two Tax Preparers Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme and Other Types of Tax Fraud

April 10, 2014

Loxahatchee Pair Sentenced in Government Benefit Fraud Case

Two Defendants Charged with Defrauding Sony Open

April 9, 2014

Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

April 8, 2014

Coral Gables Physician Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Miami Resident Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Jesse Lewis Detained on Charges of Violently Forcing Women to Engage in Acts of Prostitution

United States Attorney and SEC Act Cooperatively to Shut Down Alleged Investment Fraud

Ten Individuals Indicted for Medicare Fraud Scheme

April 4, 2014

Vero Beach Resident Charged in Series of Armed Robberies

Eight Defendants Charged in Identity Theft Fraud Scheme Involving Personal Identifying Information from AT&T Customer Files

Russell Adler Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Violate the Federal Election Campaign Act

Broward Resident Charged for Filing Over $439,000 in False Claims for Income Tax Refunds

April 3, 2014

25 Defendants Charged in Separate Schemes that Resulted in Thousands of Identities Stolen and Millions of Dollars in Identity Theft Tax Filings

April 1, 2014

Defendants Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Scheme

Former Mutual Benefits Corporation Trustee Sentenced to Ten Years for His Role in $1 Billion MBC Scheme

March 2014

March 28, 2014

Former Mutual Benefits Corporation Head Convicted For His Role In $1 Billion MBC Scheme

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Is Sentenced to 30 Months In Prison For Accepting Bribes from Contractor

Man Pleads Guilty In Juno Beach Endangered Sea Turtle Egg Taking Case

Sixth Defendant Pleads Guilty in Plot to Rob Florida PNC Banks at Gunpoint

Another Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Patients' Personal Identity Information

March 27, 2014

Miami Resident Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

Manager Pleads Guilty in Loan Modification Fraud Scheme

Source of Medical Patient Stolen Identities Pleads Guilty

March 26, 2014

Michigan Aquarium Store Operator Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life

March 25, 2014

Vero Beach Resident Charged in Armed Robbery

March 21, 2014

Defendant Sentenced in Plot to Conceal and Dispose of Assets in Connection with Rothstein Case

West Palm Beach Resident Charged in Identity Theft Scheme Pleads Guilty

Florida Resident Sentenced in Connection with Fraudulent International Lottery Scheme

March 20, 2014

Margate Resident Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

March 19, 2014

Five Defendants Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud and Access Device Fraud Schemes

Coral Gables Resident Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced for Possession of Migratory Birds

March 14, 2014

Two Miami-Dade County Men Convicted of Drug Trafficking

Medical Clinic Owner Sentenced for Role in Multiple Health Care Fraud Schemes Totaling Over $20 Million

Medical Clinic Owner and Other Patient Recruiters Sentenced for Roles in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Ringleader of Identity Theft Ring and Accomplice Plead Guilty

Medical Clinic Biller Convicted in Medicare Part C Fraud Scheme

March 13, 2014

Bolivian Police Officer Convicted on Extortion Charges

March 12, 2014

Hallandale Resident Charged with Attempted Extortion

March 11, 2014

One Hallandale Resident and Two Palm Beach Residents Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms for Robbing Treasure Coast PNC Banks at Gunpoint

Broward County Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Contempt of Court

Former CEO of Miami Lakes Tax Preparation Business Sentenced for Structuring Scheme

March 7, 2014

Fort Pierce Man Sentenced for Firearms Charges

Russell Adler Charged with Conspiracy to Violate the Federal Election Campaign Act

Ana Alliegro Charged with Violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act

March 6, 2014

Former TD Bank Employee and Co-Defendant Plead Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

March 5, 2014

Two Defendants Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Resulting in Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Activity

Plantation Man Indicted for Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

March 4, 2014

North Miami Man Pleads Guilty in $2.4 Million Tax Refund Scam Involving Large-Dollar Fraudulent Tax Refund Claims

February 2014

February 28, 2014

Two Defendants Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Patients' Personal Identity Information

Two Men Arrested on Charges of Participating in a Cargo Theft Ring

Broward County Resident Pleads Guilty in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Arthur Schlecht Convicted in Precious Metals Investment Scheme

February 26, 2014

Jury Convicts Former CEO of Publicly Traded Company of Securities and Mail Fraud

Palm Beach Woman Arrested on Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Charges

Miami Businessman Sentenced for Violating the Federal Rivers and Harbors Act

February 25, 2014

Defendant Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

Former Wellington Resident Sentenced in Investment Fraud Scheme

February 21, 2014

Former Miami Securities Professional Sentenced to 37 Months for Securities Fraud in Connection with Multi-State Investment Scheme

Two Defendants Sentenced in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Relating to a Health Care Provider

Eight Miami Men Charged in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy and Distribution Charges

February 20, 2014

Attorney Pleads Guilty in Connection with Ponzi Scheme

February 18, 2014

Miami Physician Pleads Guilty in Medicare Fraud Scheme

February 12, 2014

Three Miami Gardens Men Sentenced for Firearms Possession

Two Tampa Corporations and Four Tampa Residents Indicted in Scheme to Unlawfully Sell an Unregistered Pesticide and Obstruct Justice

February 11, 2014

Attorney Convicted in Connection with Rothstein Ponzi Scheme

Durable Medical Equipment Clinic Owner Sentenced for His Role in $11 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

February 7, 2014

South Floridian Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Former City of Miami Police Officer Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Broward County Resident Sentenced in $2 Million Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

North Miami Man Sentenced in Mail Fraud and Identity Theft Case

February 6, 2014

Three South Floridians Sentenced in $2.2 Million Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Two Defendants Convicted at Trial in Multi-Million Dollar Bank Fraud Scheme Involving Investment Properties in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties

February 5, 2014

Five Individuals Charged with Immigration Fraud

February 4, 2014

South Florida Couple Charged with Money Laundering and Smuggling in Gold Investigation

Six More Defendants Sentenced and One More Defendant Pleads Guilty in Staged Automobile Accident Scheme

February 3, 2014

Intelligence Specialist at Southern Command Charged with Accepting Bribes and Helping Steal Purported Drug Proceeds

Former Mount Sinai Medical Center Temporary Employee Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Scheme Involving the Theft of Patient Information

Chief Operation Officer, Comptroller and Director of Sales Sentenced in $21 Million Fraud Scheme

January 2014

January 31, 2014

Jackson Hospital Employee and Construction Company Operators Charged in Bribery Scheme

January 30, 2014

Former City of Miami Police Officer Sentenced on Corruption Charges

Coral Gables Physician Convicted of Tax Fraud

Miami Men Sentenced in Social Security and Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Stolen Identities

Three Miami Residents Indicted for Alleged Roles in $190 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

January 29, 2014

Port St. Lucie Broker Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Embezzlement Scheme

President and Vice-President of Luxury Tax, Inc. Convicted of Tax Refund Fraud Utilizing Stolen Personal Identifying Information of Identity Theft Victims

Owner of Time Share Telemarketing Fraud Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

January 28, 2014

Attorney General Holder Appoints Eight New U.S. Attorneys to Advisory Committee

Defendant Charged in Immigration Scheme

January 24, 2014

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Thousands of Patients’ Personal Identity Information

United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Announces Guilty Plea of Colombian Narcotics Kingpin

Miami-Dade Resident Sentenced in Tax Preparation Fraud Scheme

Alleged International Narcotics Traffickers Extradited From Colombia on Cocaine Importation Charges

January 23, 2014

Six Defendants Charged in Three Separate Immigration Schemes Involving Abuse of Undocumented Aliens

Former City of Sweetwater Mayor Sentenced in Corruption Investigation

January 21, 2014

Defendant Charged in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

January 17, 2014

Former Miami-Dade Department of Public Works Employee Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes from Contractor

Broward County Clerk Sentenced to Three Years for Stealing Identities in Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Miami Patient Recruiter Pleads Guilty for Role in $190 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

Three More Defendants Plead Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme Resulting in Millions of Dollars in Fraudulent Activity

January 16, 2014

Eight Overtown Residents Indicted on Drug Conspiracy and Distribution Charges

January 14, 2014

Florida Marine Life Dealer and Corporation Sentenced for Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Palm Beach County Resident Sentenced for Enticement of a Minor to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Activity

January 13, 2014

Government Intervenes in Lawsuits against Health Management Associates Inc. Hospital Chain Alleging Unnecessary Inpatient Admissions and Payment of Kickbacks

January 10, 2014

Passenger Charged in Making Threats to Take Down Airplane

City of North Miami Resident Convicted in Stolen Tax Refund Scheme

Seven Defendants Indicted in $49.6 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme Involving North Carolina Property Development

Florida Residents Sentenced for Defrauding and Threatening Spanish-Speaking Consumers

January 9, 2014

Former Hialeah Police Officer and Wife Sentenced for Dealing in Firearms without a License

Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Southern District of Florida U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $94 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in Fiscal Year 2013

January 8, 2014

Three Key West Men Sentenced for Possession of Stolen Firearms

Broward Resident Pleads Guilty in Treasury Check Cashing and Stolen Identity Scheme

Pill Mill Doctor Sentenced for Oxycodone Conspiracy

January 7, 2014

Medical Clinic Owner and Other Patient Recruiters Plead Guilty in Miami For Roles in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Medical Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty in Miami for Role in Multiple Health Care Fraud Schemes Totaling Over $20 Million

January 6, 2014

Service Representative Sentenced in Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Scheme Involving Theft of Hundreds of Clients’ Personal Identifying Information

January 2, 2014

Registered Sex Offender Living in Palm Beach County, Florida Arrested for Attempting to Entice a Minor to Engage in Unlawful Sexual Activity

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