Former Broward County Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion has a little less than two months left on his federal prison sentence and is expected to be released on February 27, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
A Colombian man accused of trafficking cocaine into numerous countries including the United States was extradited to the South Florida early this week.
Serving a 50 year prison sentence for his involvement in a $1.2 billion fraud scheme, Scott Rothstein has pledged to name names and tell the truth during his deposition.
Florida’s largest private state-chartered bank has agreed to pay $10.9 million to the U.S. as part of a deferred prosecution agreement involving drug money laundering.
The head of the U.S. Southern Command, based in Miami, said the United States has to recognize an increasing threat from transnational criminal groups that have taken refuge across much of Latin America.