In this 2015 file photo, Darryl Sharpton, former chairman of the Public Health Trust that manages Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade’s taxpayer-owned hospital network, announces plans for a new facility. On March 7, 2019, Sharpton was sentenced in federal court to three years and three months in prison for tax evasion.
In this 2015 file photo, Darryl Sharpton, former chairman of the Public Health Trust that manages Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade’s taxpayer-owned hospital network, announces plans for a new facility. On March 7, 2019, Sharpton was sentenced in federal court to three years and three months in prison for tax evasion. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff
In this 2015 file photo, Darryl Sharpton, former chairman of the Public Health Trust that manages Jackson Health System, Miami-Dade’s taxpayer-owned hospital network, announces plans for a new facility. On March 7, 2019, Sharpton was sentenced in federal court to three years and three months in prison for tax evasion. Peter Andrew Bosch Miami Herald staff

Jay Weaver writes about bad guys who specialize in con jobs, rip-offs and squirreling away millions. Since joining the Miami Herald in 1999, he’s covered the federal courts nonstop, from Elian’s custody battle to A-Rod’s steroid use. He was on the Herald team that won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news in 2001.