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    The President and Vice President of the Lakeland Highlands Babe Ruth Baseball League arrested were arrested and both charged with Scheming to Defraud over $20,000 and Grand Theft over $20,000. "This is one of the highest thefts from a sports...
    Governor Rick Scott has filed a lawsuit against the Broward County elections supervisor, citing massive fraud. (View lawsuit documents) Scott is demanding that...READ MORE
    Ocala, Florida -- The State Attorney's Office is still looking other victims who might have been scammed by a local shop owner. 36-year-old Michael Thomas was arrested on an outstanding warrant issued by the SAO, on July 11, 2017. He...
    Several victims have been scammed out of money by a Marion Oaks man who claims to be a mobile master mechanic. Joseph Rosario, 34, who goes by the name Joey, has scammed thousands of dollars from his victims. The Marion County...
    Ocala, Florida -- A 20-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he used stolen credit card numbers to purchase merchandise online from Lowes.com. Lowes Loss Prevention Officer, Rocky Eppolito, told Ocala police that an order had been placed online for a...
        Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man awoke Thursday morning to find his bank account had been targeted by thieves. He said he knew right away he had been scammed by a fraudulent company. The company, listed as U Travel Guide/Global...
    As part of its settlement with DeVry University, starting on July 5, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will mail 173,000 refund checks worth more than $49 million to some students who attended the school between 2008 and 2015. Checks...
    Ocala, Florida -- Ocala Police Department police officers say they arrested two maids after a victim was notified by her bank about several suspicious transactions. The victim told police that she had hired two women from Merry Maids cleaning service...
    Jose Yosvani Hernandez-Trujillo, 41, and Orlis Martinez-Cruz, 21, both from Miami, remained behind bars Friday after they were arrested on May 16, and charged 42 counts each of Forgery of a Credit Card, 42 counts each Trafficking in Counterfeit...
    Ocala, Florida -- Smallwood Auto Salvage, located at 601 Southwest 27th Avenue, was determined to be a chop shop following a Florida Department of Motor Vehicle and multiple law enforcement agency inspection. On Wednesday, following a thorough investigation, the Ocala...
    A second woman was arrested after a March 4, federal search warrant was served on the Hay Meat Market, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agents say Liteasha Marquee Johnson, 36, enter the Hay Meat Market on January 6, and...
    Ocala, Florida -- An Ocala man was arrested after Ocala Dental Lab reported that approximately $5,000 in gold had been stolen from the business. The business owner, Robert Markham, stated that the lab uses the gold for various types of...
      Ocala, Florida -- The State Attorney's Office issued a warrant for a woman's arrest after they determined she had committed welfare fraud. According to the arrest warrant, Tamora Tequia Alston, 30, knowingly, by means of false statement or other misrepresentation,...
    Silver Springs - A credit card thief got caught after he left a receipt from items he had purchased in a stolen car. Deputies say and elderly woman notified authorities when she awoke and discovered her car parked in front...
    Ocala, Florida -- A 21-year-old Ocala woman has been charged with multiple felonies after she stole from a local business man she was having a relationship with. The victim, 69, hired Miranda Brantley to clean his home and business following...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Florida cardiologist, Dr. Asad Qamar, of the Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC (ICE), has released a video statement defending himself, and ICE, against two whistleblower lawsuits that have been filed. In the video,...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Department of Justice Official Press Release -- The government has intervened in two lawsuits against a Florida cardiologist, Dr. Asad Qamar, and his physician group, the Institute for Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC (ICE),...
    // Ocala, Florida -- An ongoing fraud investigation by the Marion County Sheriff's Office lead to the arrest of the victim's own grandson yesterday. It all started when the 77-year-old grandmother reported her Sam's Discover Card showing...
    // Ocala, Florida -- Wells Fargo Bank teller, Alicia Mario Thompson, 21, was arrested Monday, July 14, 2014, after investigators with the Ocala Police Department said they found evidence that she helped steal $15,000 from a...
    // DeBary, Florida -- When a DeBary doctor recently tried to use his business’ credit card and it was declined, he knew something was wrong. He just didn’t know how wrong -- until an investigation by...