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Identity Thief Arrested After Stealing More Than $22,000 from First Responder
09/14/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today announced the arrest of an identity thief who stole more than $22,000 from a Florida first responder. The Florida Department of Law ... [Full Release]
Ten Arrested in Pandemic-Related Unemployment Fraud Scheme
09/14/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today announced 10 arrests in connection to a pandemic-related unemployment fraud scheme. The Delray Beach Police Department, with the ... [Full Release]
Woman Convicted of Credit Card Fraud Involving Florida Seniors Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison    en Espanol
08/04/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today secured a 15-year prison sentence for a woman convicted on multiple counts of credit card fraud and identity theft. NyKeshia Smith, ... [Full Release]
Tampa Man Convicted of Exploiting Elderly Victim Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison    en Espanol
07/12/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution secured a 25-year prison sentence as a habitual felony offender for a man convicted of exploiting the elderly. The jury found Victor ... [Full Release]
Florida Fights Back Against Fentanyl Traffickers: Brother and Sister Drug Trafficking Duo Convicted for Selling Fentanyl    en Espanol
06/17/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution secured convictions against a sibling drug trafficking duo. The defendants faced charges for selling and distributing heroin and fentanyl ... [Full Release]
Attorney General Moody Secures Conviction in Credit Card Fraud Case Harming Florida Seniors    en Espanol
06/09/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today secured a conviction against a defendant on multiple counts of credit card fraud and identity theft. Defendant NyKeshia Smith, a ... [Full Release]
Attorney General Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution Secures 25-Year Prison Sentence for Heroin Trafficker    en Espanol
04/27/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today secured a 25-year prison sentence against a drug trafficker after distributing heroin throughout Central Florida. The stiff prison ... [Full Release]
Attorney General Moody and Statewide Prosecutors Secure 30-Year Prison Sentence for Cult Leader Guilty of Murder    en Espanol
02/17/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution today secured a 30-year prison sentence for Anna Young, a 79-year-old cult leader, who pleaded guilty to the late-1980s murder of a ... [Full Release]
Statewide Grand Jury Indicts Former CIO of Broward County Schools    en Espanol
01/13/2021: TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—The Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested former Broward County School Board Chief Information Officer Anthony Hunter on Jan. 12 following an indictment by the statewide grand jury. Hunter is ... [Full Release]
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