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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.

CBS4–11/20/2012

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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.

CBS4–08/06/2012

(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.

CBS4–06/08/2012

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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.

CBS4–05/29/2012

(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.

CBS4–04/26/2012

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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.

CBS4–04/12/2012

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