Campaign Finance Violations
A former U.S. House candidate who pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations in a case linked to Republican ex-Rep. David Rivera has had his prison time cut.
A former law partner of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for making illegal campaign donations to Republican candidates.
Justin Lamar Sternad, 35, went from Congressional primary challenger to convicted criminal in the span of less than a year when he pleaded guilty to charges related to his campaign financing on Friday.
The man who challenged Joe Garcia in last year’s Democratic primary, and who later was the subject of an FBI investigation after he was linked to former U.S. Rep. David Rivera, plans to enter a change of plea next week.