Miami Cop Convicted Of Stealing IDs To Get Tax Refunds

Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury on Thursday convicted a Miami police officer of stealing the personal information of 1,000 people from a department database in order to file fraudulent tax returns and collect refunds.

Following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenbaum in Fort Lauderdale, the jury found Malinzky Bazile, 28, guilty of seven counts including access device fraud, use of a computer to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. He could face up to 12 years in prison at his sentencing, which...
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