‘Very aggravating:’ Attorney general reviewing complaints against Volusia hot tub company
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is reviewing complaints against a Volusia County company that sells used hot tubs on Facebook Marketplace and other online classified sites, an agency spokesperson told News 6.
Florida woman says conman used 6th-grade classmate’s name in free money scheme
A shoebox full of gift cards and receipts that represent more than $50,000, is the only evidence of any money associated with the promise of a $500,000 federal grant a Central Florida woman chased from September 2022 to January 2023.
Apopka custodian used as ‘Money Mule’ to transfer $3.1M to Nigerian police barracks
The U.S. Secret Service has uncovered a multi-million dollar scheme that used a young Apopka janitor as a “money mule” to transfer cash, money orders and unemployment benefits to a Nigerian police barracks over the last six years.
Trust Index: I keep getting political text messages -- are they legit?
As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, many Central Floridians have been receiving text messages on their mobile devices soliciting donations for political candidates, offering assistance with mail-in ballots or inquiring about voter registration status.
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‘This was fraud:’ Central Florida cryptocurrency companies react to Sam Bankman-Fried arrest
The Biden Administration estimates more than 40 million Americans own crypto currency. Local crypto business owners, who have spent years in the digital assets industry, tell News 6 it is important people understand the differences between each cryptocurrency.
‘Betrayed your trust:’ Joel Greenberg sentenced to 11 years in prison for child sex trafficking, fraud
Former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg was sentenced to 11 years in prison after facing a judge for several federal charges, including child sex trafficking and aggravated identity theft.
Ex-tax collector Joel Greenberg’s lawyer questions DOJ for not prosecuting ‘public figures’
A lawyer representing former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg indicated in new court filings his client is facing a potential sentence of nine to 11 years in prison as punishment for child sex trafficking and other federal offenses.
‘Never been done before:’ News 6 investigation helps lead to arrest of gas pump manipulators
An investigation into gas pump manipulators by News 6 and the Orlando U.S. Secret Service office has sparked an aggressive legal salvo by state prosecutors leading to the arrest of three Central Florida men charged with multiple counts of racketeering.
Florida hires LexisNexis government security to stop international D-SNAP thieves
Florida’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has been shored up with a state-of-the-art security control system implemented by LexisNexis Special Services Inc. to block a potential surge of international imposters expected to attempt to steal benefits meant for victims of Hurricane Ian.
Central Florida woman joins national lawsuit against Hyundai and Kia
A Polk County woman has joined a national class action lawsuit against Hyundai Motor America and Kia America Inc. alleging “blatant breach of public trust” led to a surge in thefts of certain Kia and Hyundai vehicles sold without an engine immobilizer.
Hurricane Ian damage may prevent some Central Florida voters from receiving mail ballots
Elections workers in Volusia County spent much of Tuesday running vote-by-mail ballot envelopes through postage stamping machines and stacking them in boxes in preparation for the ballots to be delivered to voters' homes.