‘Will you marry me?’ Bulgarian woman contacts News 6 to expose international romance scheme
A 52-year-old Bulgarian woman currently working in Ireland is the latest target of international imposters who use stolen photos of a handsome Carnival Cruise Line officer in an online dating scheme that steals victims’ money.
Viera public defender’s office secretary reclaims $5K lotto prize lost to overpayment issue
The secretary for the misdemeanor division of the public defender’s office in Viera lost a hefty $5,000 lottery prize to pay part of an unemployment overpayment issued by the Department of Economic Opportunity.
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.
SBA offers disaster loans with no interest or payments for 12 months to families after Hurricane Ian
In an aggressive move to help families struggling after Hurricane Ian, the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans with a 12-month deferral period “before payments must be paid.”
Floridians impacted by Hurricane Ian offered low-interest SBA loans
Florida homeowners, renters, businesses, and nonprofit groups impacted by Hurricane Ian’s late September fury have received more than $1 billion in super low interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Disaster Assistance, according to a SBA spokesperson.
Florida expected to sign new disaster declaration for Hurricane Nicole
Florida’s emergency management team is set to present Gov. Ron DeSantis with damage assessments to be used as evidence to request major federal disaster declarations for public assistance and individual assistance in the wake of Hurricane Nicole.