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Feds bust 40 suspects in ID theft-fraud takedown in South Florida

2015/04/09

Miami Herald - (National) Miami officials reported April 9 that 42 individuals were charged in connection to various identity-tax refund, credit card, debit card, and Social Security fraud schemes in which the suspects allegedly used thousands of stolen identities to try to collect about $22 million in tax refunds and other government benefits from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Florida, and other States. The suspects were paid out $3.2 million through the schemes.

Source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article17932964.html

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