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Public Corruption

(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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Ex-Sen. Dawson Pleads Guilty In Tax Case

A former Florida senator has pleaded guilty to tax charges linked to a high-profile political corruption case.

CBS4–04/23/2012

Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco

Corruption Charges Dropped Against Suspended Tamarac Mayor

Suspended Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco is off the hook. During a hearing Wednesday morning, Broward Circuit Judge Cynthia Imperato dismissed the public corruption charges leveled at mayor citing a lack of evidence.

CBS4–03/14/2012

Deerfield Beach City Commissioner Sylvia Poitier  (Source: City Of Deerfield Beach)

Gov. Boots Sylvia Portier From Office For Corruption Conviction

You can now call suspended Deerfield Beach commissioner Sylvia Portier former commissioner, after Florida Governor Rick Scott officially removed her from office because of her November 2011 conviction on 4 public corruption charges.

01/18/2012

Sylvia Poitier

Suspended Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sentenced

Suspended Deerfield Beach commissioner Sylvia Poitier was sentenced to one year on probation and a $1,000 fine Wednesday for corruption charges.

CBS4–01/11/2012

Sylvia Poitier

Sentencing Delayed For Deerfield Commissioner In Corruption Case

The sentencing hearing for suspended Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poitier has been rescheduled for January 11th.

CBS4–11/30/2011

Suspended Tamarac Mayor Mute During Arraignment

Suspended Tamarac Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco stood mute during her arraignment on public corruption charges on Monday.

CBS4–04/25/2011

Yovany Diaz & Omar Paez

Fraud Probe Nets Two More Golden Beach Police Officers

Two Golden Beach police officers were arrested Tuesday for allegedly working off-duty overtime details while on-duty, also known as a double-dipping scam.

CBS4–04/12/2011

Taking Aim at Public Corruption

A statewide grand jury on public corruption is out with its’ first report on how to strengthen the state’s laws on public officials convicted of crimes. The grand jury is recommending ways for state legislators […]

CBS4–12/29/2010

I-Team: New Round Of Wackenhut Arrests

MIAMI (CBS4) ―
Wackenhut vice-president Eduardo Esquivel was one of three individuals now facing arrest for “ghost posts.”
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