Fraudulent Eventbrite Site Charging Some Tampa Bay Seniors For Covid Vaccine RegistrationSome seniors registering for the COVID vaccine in Pinellas County have found themselves duped into paying for appointments on a fraudulent website.
Neil Patrick Harris Considering Legal Action Against Alleged Board Game FraudsterNeil Patrick Harris considering legal action against alleged board game fraudster.
Tampa Bay Healthcare Worked Arrested For Using Patients' Credit CardsIf you've recently visited a medical facility in St. Petersburg or the Tampa Bay area, authorities are asking you check your accounts for fraudulent activity. This suggestion comes after the arrest of a healthcare worker that was found to be using patients' credit cards illegally.
COVID Relief Scam: Florida Man Collects $1.9M, Buys Benz, Ford & Kept $100k Cash, Says OfficialsA Dade City man collected more than $1.9 million in Coronavirus relief funds to cover payroll expenses for 60 employees in his scrap metal business. Instead, he allegedly bought a 2020 Mercedes, 2020 Ford truck, withdrew over $100k in cash and wired the rest to a property management company in South Florida. His employees wages? Not a dime was used for payroll.
COVID Relief Scam May Cost Florida Man His Boat, Property, $2M And 30 YearsThe owner of a Florida roofing company faces 30 years in prison for allegedly using a portion of his company's coronavirus relief funds to purchase a boat for nearly $700,000.
Local Researcher & Election Official Discuss Voter Fraud AllegationsCW44 News At 10 reported part 1 on Monday that researchers at USF released new findings from a statewide presidential election survey. In part two, we digging deeper into some of the concerns voters have shared and what that data means.
Largest Healthcare Fraud Takedown: 19 Of 345 People Charged In FloridaLaw enforcement officials announced today announced a historic nationwide enforcement action involving 345 charged defendants across 51 federal districts, including more than 100 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals. Of the 345 charged, 19 of those were charged in Florida.
Voting Machines Tested In Hillsborough Confirming Accuracy & IntegrityThe first Presidential Debate of 2020, featuring Democratic Nominee Joe Biden and Republican incumbent President Donald Trump focused in part on the integrity of the vote-by-mail process. As the 2020 general election rapidly approaches, Hillsborough County officials have begun testing voting machines to confirm the integrity of the counting process.
Elder Exploitation Discovered At Sarasota Assisted Living Facility, Arrest MadeSarasota authorities are searching for other possible victims of elder exploitation at an assisted living facility in Sarasota following reports of three confirmed elderly victims.
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.
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.
College Admissions Scandal: Dad Sentenced To 4 months In PrisonStephen Semprevivo, 53, a Los Angeles business executive who pleaded guilty to fraud charges after paying a $400,000 bribe to get his son into Georgetown University, was given four months behind bars.