0. Florida Attorney Convicted of Witness Tampering and Conspiracy to Obstruct a Grand Jury (U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News)
A federal jury convicted former Monroe County, Fla., Attorney of conspiring to obstruct a federal grand jury and witness tampering, Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta Jr. of the Southern District of Florida announced today.
1. Attorney Says Trinity Lawsuit Worth "Millions" (First Coast News)
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- First Coast News has talked with the attorney who just filed the first civil lawsuit against Trinity Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
2. Statement by Adam J. Szubin, OFAC Director On Charges Against Individuals for Fraudulently Violating Cuba Sanctions (United States Department of the Treasury)
Miami , FLORIDA â€“ A dam J. Szubin, Director of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), made the following statement today in response to the unsealing of a criminal complaint charging defendants Victor Vazquez and David Margolis with conspiracy to violate restrictions on travel to Cuba . Defendant Vazquez is additionally charged with the making materially false ...
3. HUD to deepen probe of Dade housing agency (Miami Herald)
Days after an audit criticized financial management at the Miami-Dade Housing Agency, the federal government said it would launch a deeper investigation into the county's troubled public-housing programs.
4. 2 robbery suspects killed in shootout with police (Miami Herald)
A nighttime firefight erupted between police officers and a family of cargo truck robbers in a Miami-Dade warehouse parking lot, authorities said Friday.
5. Florida Man Convicted For Child Exploitation (U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News)
Raymond George Bohning, 59, of Hollywood, Fla., entered a guilty plea in U.S. District Court in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., for preying on children, Assistant Attorney General Alice S. Fisher of the Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney R. Alexander Acosta for the Southern District of Florida, and FBI Special Agent in Charge, Jonathan I. Solomon, announced today.
6. Wasserstrom hires new attorney in bribe case (Miami Herald)
Former Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom has hired Milton Hirsch, a colorful, prominent attorney and public corruption specialist, to represent him.
7. Feds say Hollywood officer led crooked cops (Miami Herald)
Federal charges of brazen corruption by four Hollywood police officers arrested Thursday include a wide range of criminal activity that includes extortion, bribe-taking, dealing in stolen property, protecting a crooked high-stakes card game, cargo theft and transporting a multi-kilo load of heroin.
8. Jessie's Law having effect against sex offenders (Miami Herald)
Two years after Citrus County deputies found 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford's body buried in garbage bags just yards from her home, the convicted sex offender who told police he buried her alive is going on trial in Miami.
9. Krischer's next job: Sheriff's consultant? (The Palm Beach Post)
With slightly more than a year and a half to go in his last term, State Attorney Barry Krischer is hard at work his exit strategy.