Ana Alliegro – friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera – was arrested by Nicaraguan authorities at a hair salon Tuesday and turned over to the FBI Friday morning. Late Friday afternoon, Alliegro returned to Miami on a flight from Managua. She covered her faced with her hands as she walked through the airport.
The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.
The investigation surrounding former U.S. Representative David Rivera’s alleged ties to an illegally funded congressional campaign continues to tighten up with additional witnesses now helping federal agents, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Justin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.