Miami Beach’s Jeffrey Jason Cooper got 30 years in federal prison after using the Department of State’s Summer Work Travel program to get two women from Kazakhstan to Miami Beach, where he pimped them out as erotic massage workers.
Miami Beach police say Leonard “Bflow” Lopez had $160,000 worth of jewelry stolen by a man who earlier had tried to rent some property from him. When the man and his girlfriend tried to return the jewelry, they were busted.
Sir Edward Porter and his wife, the late Lady Anna Lee Porter, founded Miami’s International Fine Arts College (now Miami International University of Art and Design) in 1966. Previously, Porter founded Massey College in Georgia and Porter College in Indiana.
Michelle Cabrera of Miami Lakes and Pedro Melian of Hialeah pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in a scheme that ripped off $10 million from Washington Mutual bank and added economic weight to two condominums during last decade’s economic crash.
In the early 1960s, when advertising agencies were run by men, Rosalie Rice, a bookkeeper and Miami Beach Sun columnist, opened her own firm, Rose Rice Associates. She became one of the first female ad agency owners in Florida.
Miami Beach police are looking for men who stole an $11,000 motorcycle from a Collins Avenue condominium on Jan 28. The red, white and blue motorcycle has multicolored lights on the wheels and a license plate number of 1919NR.
Miami Beach Police Department
These thieves case a Collins Ave Condo, then steal $11k motorcycle
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