Jose Alberto


Fmr. Compliance Officer Sentenced For Extortion Scam

The former top Code Compliance Officer for Miami Beach has been sentenced to a little more than four years in prison for accepting bribes.



Fmr. Miami Beach Code Compliance Officer Pleads Guilty To Extortion Charges

A former Miami Beach Code Compliance officer has pleaded guilty to extortion charges, U.S. States Attorney Wilfredo Ferrer announced Monday.


(Source: CBS4) Defendant Chai Footman, a Miami Beach firefighter, runs from cameras without comment after appearing in federal court on corruption charges.

Report: Fire Inspector Takes Plea In Miami Beach Extortion Case

Chai Footman, who worked as a Miami Beach fire inspector, told a Miami federal judge Friday that he was part of a conspiracy that sought to shake down a Miami Beach club owner, who was actually an undercover FBI agent, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.



Code Officer, Firefighter Changing Plea In Beach Corruption Case

Two of several Miami Beach employees charged in a FBI corruption scheme are now changing their pleas.


(Source: CBS) Miami Beach Mayor Mattie Bower gives as good as she gets to a protestor who challenged her at an anti-corruption demonstration on Miami Beach.

Miami Beach Residents Protest Public Corruption

Fed up with what they feel is runaway public corruption in their fair city, more than a dozen sign wielding Miami Beach residents took to the sidewalk in front of the city hall.



New Details Emerge In Miami Beach Official Corruption

Documents obtained by CBS4 show a system of corruption and payoffs that spans not just a few months on Miami Beach but perhaps more than a decade.