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Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Rivera Friend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Ana Alliegro

Friend Of Former Congressman Charged With Federal Campaign Violations

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.


Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

New Twist In Rivera, Sternad Campaign Finance Scandal

The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

Sternad Election Fraud Sentencing Delayed For 90 Days

The sentencing for a former South Florida congressional candidate who admitted to election fraud has been delayed for 90 days.


Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

Judge Asked To Be Lenient On Former S. Florida Congressional Candidate

Due to his cooperation during a federal probe into former Rep. David Rivera, prosecutors are seeking a lenient prison sentence a former congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad.


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Report: More Witnesses Cooperating In Case Against David Rivera

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.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

Fmr. Congressional Candidate Pleads Guilty To Campaign Finance Violations

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.

CBS Miami–03/15/2013

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

Fmr. Congressional Candidate Sternad To Change Plea

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.


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Former Politician Linked To Rivera Arrested

Justin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.

CBS Miami–02/22/2013

Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (

Joe Martinez To Challenge Garcia For Congressional Seat

Saying he wants to ‘shake things up’, former Miami-Dade commissioner Joe Martinez has announced that he intends to run against Joe Garcia for his seat in Congress in 2014.