Fraudster Lee Ervin Dale Got Some More Names -- and Their Tax Refund Checks
Having three first names would seem to be enough. Wrong. At least if you are Lee Ervin Dale, 30, of Fort Lauderdale, who has been charged with 14 counts of identity theft in his efforts to get other people's tax refunds.
Contrary to what you might think, credit card fraud does not represent the chief type of identity theft in Florida, according to the report. Rather, in both 2009 and 2010, the leading type of identity theft in Florida involved "government documents or benefits fraud."
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss New Times Broward-Palm Beach's biggest stories.
- 27 Facts About New Miami Dolphins Head Coach Dan Campbell
Sat., Oct. 17, 12:00am
Sat., Oct. 17, 10:00am
Sat., Oct. 17, 6:00pm
Wed., Oct. 21, 8:00pm
- Sun-Sentinel to Make Employee Cutbacks
- Stabbing at Davie Group Home Again Highlights Lax Supervision