ID theft ring filed false tax returns, bought gift cards, authorities say
Thursday, October 17th, 2013 @ 8:43PM
By Erika Pesantes, Sun Sentinel
6:15 p.m. EDT, October 11, 2013
Eight people from Broward County, including three siblings, are accused of stealing identities to get illegal tax refunds in order to buy thousands of dollars in gift cards from South Florida retailers.
Accused of multiple fraud and aggravated identity theft charges in a federal indictment are:
Siblings Andrew Ware, of Fort Lauderdale; Latanya Ware, of Oakland Park; and Latonya Ware, of North Lauderdale, all 27; David Tilus, 27, Sherika Rowe, 20, both from Fort Lauderdale, and Alex Dontfred, 29, of Coral Springs.