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By Eric Bandin on December 1st, 2014 | Last updated: December 1, 2014 at 11:53 am
For weeks now, a 60-year-old woman has felt the pressure of an increasingly aggressive “IRS officer” calling to demand owed money.
These supposed back taxes are not the first time Valerie Sicher has been targeted by con artists looking to financially exploit her.
By Katie Campbell on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:40 pm
Kody Carr was arrested at Red Roof Inn in Gainesville on Sunday night. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from the Gainesville Police Department, which was also seeking the suspect for recent burglaries.
By Heather van Blokland on January 25th, 2014 | Last updated: January 27, 2014 at 11:11 am
Best Western desk clerk accused of stealing hundreds with false reports.
The Office of the State Attorney has released the names of the Shands employees arrested in connection to compromising more than 14,o00 confidential UF&Shands patient profiles.
By Lucas Dolengowski on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 5:33 pm
Paid advertisement websites are asking for personal information to help people apply for public assistance benefits. However, The Department of Children and families said applying is free, and the websites could be a scam to acquire personal information.
By Andrew V. Pestano and Shaneece Dixon on February 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: February 24, 2013 at 8:16 am
Fraudulent fish have been flooding the markets as a new study reveals fishy behavior by retail outlets.
By Kelly Price on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm
Getting a job just got trickier. The Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is now warning jobseekers to stay alert for scams using the names of legitimate businesses and organizations. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said the regional […]
By Katiana Krawchenko on April 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:23 pm
Earlier this week a nurse in Ocala was charged with obtaining prescription drugs through fraud, and as Florida’s 89.1 Katiana Krawchenko reports, this coincides with a study released today.