Federal and local authorities are investigating a suspicious envelope sent to the Key West office of Congressman Joe Garcia.
U.S. Representative Joe Garcia’s embattled communications director has called it quits.
The sentencing for a former South Florida congressional candidate who admitted to election fraud has been delayed for 90 days.
The Republican Party pounced Monday on news that confidants and employees of Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia have been implicated in an absentee ballot scheme.
The chief of staff for Congressman Joe Garcia abruptly resigned Friday after he was implicated in a scheme regarding fraudulent absentee-ballot requests, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
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.