Political Corruption

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor: “I Will Be Exonerated”

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi entered a not guilty plea to federal corruption charges at his arraignment in federal court Friday morning.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: miamilakes-fl.gov)

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Vows To Clear His Name

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi has vowed to clear his name. In a statement, Sunday, to CBS4 News, Pizzi said “I have never committed any crime or done anything wrong.”


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Documents Say Ex-Senator Dawson Ready For Tax Evasion Plea

A former Florida senator accused of federal tax evasion is apparently ready to plead guilty in the case, according to documents filed with federal court Monday. According to the agreement, all that’s left is working out when she would surrender, and how much she owes the IRS.


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Hollywood Doc Convicted In Corruption Probe Gets License Back

A Hollywood doctor who was convicted in a political corruption case has had his medical license restored.


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Hollywood Eye Doctor Sentenced In Corruption Case

A prominent Hollywood eye doctor at the center of a high-profile political corruption case, has been sentenced to four years in prison for a conspiracy conviction.