The former director of a Philadelphia mental health provider will spend almost 7 years in federal prison after being convicted of fraudulently redirecting over $2 million of the clinic's earnings to her own bank account.
A trio of Texas medical professionals were convicted by a federal jury of charges relating to a home health care fraud scheme in which federal prosecutors say they were involved.
A recent crackdown on health care fraud by the United States Department of Justice led to over 600 arrests on federal fraud charges, including thirteen in the Tampa Bay area.
A Largo couple is being sought by police on suspicion of fraudulently leasing the same house to over a dozen different families.
A St. Petersburg man was arrested last week on suspicion of absconding with $30,000 in scratch-off lottery tickets from a local supermarket.
St. Petersburg officials say a well-tenured employee of the county's jobs agency stole thousands of dollars in gift cards from the agency for her own personal use.
The proprietor of an East Tampa soul-food restaurant is accused by the Federal government of falsifying scores of tax returns using stolen identities and retrieving the fraudulent refunds via debit card transfers at her restaurant.