Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera, former national director of anti-corruption in the Colombian attorney general’s office, admitted he went in 2017 to Miami on an official trip that he used to pocket thousands of dollars from a politician on the lam.
Former Opa-locka City Commissioner Luis Santiago is headed to prison for taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from business owners in need of city permits who were working undercover for the FBI.
A woman driving her car near Century Village on Monday morning was shot at after she tried to get away during an attempted carjacking, Pembroke Pines police said. The crime could be part of a spree, cops say.
An investigation by the Animal Rescue Mission discovered more than 300 sick and emaciated animals being held without food and water at a Sunrise farm. Police arrested a Lee County man in connection with the crimes.
A magistrate ruled that a search by the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI was tainted because some records seized in the case against Miami Beach businessman Philip Esformes were protected under attorney-client privilege.
Lowell Correctional, Florida’s largest women’s prison, has been beset by allegations of physical, mental and sexual abuse. The reports have spawned a subpoena for extensive records and a tour by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help to find the driver who struck 58-year-old Frank Ali on June 20th in Pompano Beach and fled the scene. Despite being seriously injured, Ali was able to call for help
Fraudster Emilio Vazquez, whose last address was in Coral Gables, got 10 years in federal prison this week for a fraud involving donations for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. But Vazquez didn’t seem to profit from the fraud.