Conflict of Interest

Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Report: Judge In Spence-Jones Case Once Investigated Her

The intrigue surrounding whether Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones can seek a third term took another turn Friday when CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald discovered the judge who ruled against her this week once investigated her in a public corruption case.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013


DeFede: Wasserstrom Doesn’t Get It

When former Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom called me out of the blue several weeks ago, I have to admit, I didn’t immediately recognize the name. There have been so many politicians Broward convicted of wrongdoing in recent years it’s hard to keep track of them all.


Sylvia Poitier

Jury Convicts Deerfield Beach Commissioner

A Broward County jury wasted no time Wednesday in convicting suspended Deerfield Beach Commission Sylvia Poitier of public corruption charges.


Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poiter's mug shot.  (Source: Broward Corrections)

Opening Arguments In Suspended Commissioner’s Trial

Opening arguments got underway Monday in the misconduct trial of Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poitier.


(Source: Executive Office of the Governor)

Gov. Scott Sells Solantic Share

Governor Rick Scott has finally reached a deal to sell off his family’s stake in the Solantic urgent care clinic chain after claims of conflict of interest emerged.