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Public Corruption

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Woman Being Investigated For Brokering Absentee Ballots

A Hialeah woman could face corruption charges. This is not the first time ballot brokering has made news in South Florida.

CBS4–07/26/2012

Miami-Dade circuit court bailiff Juana Olga Durand who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly accepting cash in exchange for fixing traffic tickets has quit her job.

Dade Bailiff Accused Of Taking Bribes Quits Job

A Miami-Dade circuit court bailiff who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly accepting cash in exchange for fixing traffic tickets has quit her job.

CBS4–07/24/2012

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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

(Photo Source: www.co.broward.fl.us)

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

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