A 54-year-old man, Joseph Earl Steward, has been taken into custody for exploiting the Wounded Warrior Project for personal gain. According to a police report in Charlotte County, Steward would dress in a Wounded Warrior shirt and solicit donations from people at Port Charlotte... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office: While the community works to recover, fraudsters will use this opportunity scam anyone they can for quick money.... Read More.
SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF TOM KNIGHT ALONG WITH THE U S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, THE F B I, AND F D I C ANNOUNCED FRIDAY THE UNSEALING OF A 44-COUNT INDICTMENT CHARGING 14 DEFENDANTS WITH CONSPIRACY TO MAKE FALSE STATEMENTS TO FEDERALLY INSURED BANKS IN CONNECTION... Read More.
A WOMAN WHO BILKED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM RETIREES WHO LIVED IN CHARLOTTE SQUARE CONDOMINIUMS WAS SENTENCED TO A DOZEN YEARS IN PRISON WEDNESDAY IN PUNTA GORDA. JUDGE ALANE LABODA CALLED THE ACTIONS OF 36 YEAR OLD STACEY TUCK REPREHENSIBLE AND DEPLORABLE AS HE... Read More.