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Month: October 2017

Florida man sentenced in wire fraud case

The owner and operator of a Florida investment firm received a sentence of five years in federal prison on October 17 on fraud charges. Federal prosecutors claim the man was involved in a conspiracy with others to defraud investors, which allowed them to accumulate...

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Man convicted on tax fraud scheme

A Florida man was convicted on several fraud charges following a jury trial that lasted almost two weeks. The Miami jury found the 28-year-old man guilty of 16 counts of wire fraud, eight counts of aggravated identity theft and four counts of money laundering. The man...

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Third DUI in Florida? Here’s what you need to know

When a person gets his or her first DUI, it may be a fluke. First offenses are treated fairly lightly, and although they're penalized, people may walk away without spending time in prison or paying extreme fines. That's not the case when it's your third offense.A...

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Court rules even sex offenders can use Facebook

Florida residents may be wary of how sex offenders use technology. However, the Supreme Court ruled on June 19 that they can still use social media. The court reasoned that the tool has become too important as a source of information to bar them from doing so. This...

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