Miami ATM fraud a growing problem; defendants face theft and computer fraud charges, victims left to deal with identity theft

A Delray Beach man is facing charges in connection with a South Florida ATM skimming operation, the Palm Beach Post reported.

The 31-year-old defendant was arrested on South Beach and charged with computer fraud, identity theft and other crimes. A Miami criminal defense attorney experienced in defending clients against computer crimes in South Florida will carefully review the evidence in this case. What authorities suspect and what they can prove are frequently two different things. Obtaining proof of computer crimes is often a complex process. Defendants are best served by declining to make any statements to law enforcement. As this story notes, the defendant and an alleged accomplice were stopped two years ago. While it’s unclear whether either was ever convicted of a crime, neither was sentenced to prison.

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En Miami, un dueno de negocios de viveres al por mayor, es acusado de organizar un esquema de inversiones fraudulento estilo Ponzi

El Wall Street Journal reporta que un hombre de negocios de Miami Beach enfrenta cargos federales en New Jersey, por alegadamente operar su negocio de viveres como un esquema de piramide estilo Ponzi.

Nuestros abogados defensores de Miami continuan reportando acerca del gran numero de esquemas Ponzi que se estan descubriendo a raiz de la crisis economica que se confronta. Estos esquemas son descubiertos cuando se agotan los inversionistas nuevos o cuando inversiones oscuras y confusas como las realizadas en el mercado de bienes raices en medio del colapso del mismo, agotan el capital.

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Miami grocery wholesaler charged with investment Ponzi scheme

1 Miami Beach businessman is facing federal charges in New Jersey, alleging that he operated his grocery business as a Ponzi scheme, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Our Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers continue to report about the large number of Ponzi schemes being uncovered in the wake of the economic downturn. Such schemes are uncovered when new investors can’t be found or when floundering investments–such as those made in the collapsing real estate market– dry up capital.

However, many legitimate business owners and investment managers have been devastated by the recession, and charging them with a crime only results in further injustice. A Miami defense lawyer should always be called at the first signs that a criminal investigation could be underway.

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Aumenta el numero de encausados en Miami, que enfrentan cargos por fraude a sistemas de salud

Cuatro residentes del condado Miami-Dade han sido arrestados y acusados de defraudar al programa de Medicaid del estado por un monto mayor a los $539,000, segun reporta el Southwest Florida Business Journal.

Nuestros abogados criminalistas de Miami, representan a clientes que enfrentan todo tipo de cargos por fraude, incluyendo fraudes hipotecarios, fraudes al sistema de salud y fraudes de computadoras. Segun nuestro reporte en el Miami Criminal Attorney Blog, mayor enfasis se esta haciendo cada dia en el arresto y encausamiento de los acusados de fraude a los sistemas de salud. En este mes, 94 personas fueron arrestadas como parte de una banda acusada de fraude por $250 millones. Aun esas mega redadas representan solo una pequena fraccion de los $60 a $90 billones al ano que se pierden por fraudes al sistema de salud.

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Increasing number of defendants facing health care fraud charges in Miami

Four Miami-Dade County residents have been arrested and charged with defrauding the state’s Medicaid program out of more than $539,000, the Southwest Florida Business Journal reported.

Our Miami criminal defense lawyers represent clients facing all types of fraud charges, including mortgages fraud, health care fraud and computer fraud. As we reported on our Miami Criminal Attorney Blog, increased emphasis is being placed on arresting and charging defendants accused of health care fraud. Earlier this month, 94 people were arrested as part of a $250 million fraud ring. Even such mega busts represent just a small fraction of the $60 to $90 billion a year the government estimates is lost on health care fraud.

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