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.
It’s no secret that South Florida is a hot bed for identity theft, but many people don’t realize that the state also leads the nation when it comes to federal tax return identity theft.
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.
Justin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.
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.
Congressman Joe Garcia joined the South Florida Council of Firefighters in hosting Achilles International for their wheelchair tune-up.
Miami’s former mayor may be pursuing another shot at politics, but this time, at a much higher level.
Newly elected Congressman Joe Garcia discusses immigration and gun control legislation with CBS4′s Jim DeFede.
Newly elected South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia was officially sworn-in Monday.