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Miami Corruption

ANOTHER Misstep For North Miami Mayor

Posted 12.26.2012 | Miami

North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre's troubles continue as it was recently revealed that he is involved in a Haitian business venture linked to the lead de...

How Local Cops Allegedly Turned One FHP Trooper Into a Hermit

Sun Sentinel | Lisa J. Huriash | Posted 02.23.2013 | Miami

The Florida Highway Patrol trooper at the center of firestorm after she pulled over a speeding cop at gunpoint said fellow law enforcement officers ha...

Did Commissioner's Vote Violate Ethics?

Miami Herald | KATHLEEN MCGRORY AND CHARLES RABIN | Posted 02.21.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno Barreiro voted to award a $25 million contract to Munilla Construction Management to build a test track for Metrorail ca...

Gay-Bashing Scandal Cop REHIRED

Posted 12.08.2012 | Miami

A Miami Beach cop fired for his alleged role in a brutal physical and verbal attack of two gay men will not only get his job back, he may also receive...

What A Mess!

Posted 01.17.2013 | Miami

If you ever joked about City of Miami execs seeming unqualified, well, there's a pretty good chance you're right. At least a dozen high-ranking ci...

Shocking Activities Bring Federal Probe Down On Bal Harbour PD

Miami Herald | Michael Sallah and Daniel Chang | Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

For Bal Harbour police, it was a whirlwind: cops jetting to Las Vegas, Chicago, Phoenix, Los Angeles — with the goal of seizing millions from crimin...

Beach Official Caught On Tape

Miami Herald | DAVID OVALLE | Posted 12.23.2012 | Miami

Even though he knew he was under criminal investigation, former Miami Beach procurement director Gus Lopez boasted to a pal that detectives would neve...

Andre Pierre In Trouble Again?

Miami Herald | Posted 12.09.2012 | Miami

A North Miami activist and former mayoral candidate has accused North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre of falsifying campaign reports from his 2011 election....

FBI Eyes Hialeah Voter Fraud

Miami Herald | Posted 11.21.2012 | Miami

FBI agents and Miami-Dade public-corruption investigators Thursday began interviewing sitting county officials, former judicial candidates and even el...

Ex-NMB Mayor Charged

Miami New Times | Posted 11.20.2012 | Miami

During Myron Rosner's tumultuous reign as mayor of North Miami Beach, he weathered accusations that he retaliated against a local blogger, broke ethic...

Ballot Fraud Probe Claims Former Hialeah Mayor's Uncle

Miami Herald | Posted 10.11.2012 | Miami

The uncle of Hialeah's former mayor was arrested Friday as part of a broad voter-fraud investigation, after police say he filled out two absentee ball...

Ballot Fraud Probe Leads To County Commissioner's Office

Miami Herald | Posted 10.10.2012 | Miami

A ballot-fraud investigation that has already troubled two top Miami-Dade political campaigns has now embroiled the office of a county commissioner an...

'Outrageous Betrayal Of Trust': CEO Accused Of Embezzling $7M In Tax Dollars

Miami Herald | CAROL MARBIN MILLER | Posted 10.04.2012 | Miami

Calling the actions of their former administrator an "outrageous betrayal of trust," authorities with the Miami Beach Community Health Center are inve...

FBI: Cop Asked For 'Throw Down Dope' To Plant On Suspect

Posted 07.22.2012 | Miami

Raul Iglesias, 40, a City of Miami police sergeant, has been indicted on nine felony counts, including civil rights violations, conspiracy to posses w...

The Probe-Heavy Past Of Former Commish Running For Judge

| Miami New Times | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami

This article courtesy of Miami New Times. By Jon Tayler Among the placards lining the streets ahead of the August 14 elections, you might have n...

Study: Florida's The Most Corrupt State

Posted 06.07.2012 | Miami

A new study by nonprofit Integrity Florida ranks the Sunshine State as the country's most corrupt. According to the "Corruption Risk Report: Florid...

Woman Pocketed Over $200K In Village Funds Banned From Government Service

Posted 05.24.2012 | Miami

A former local comptroller for the Village of Miami Shores has been sentenced to 30 months behind bars and a lifetime ban from government service for ...

'I'm Horrified': Inspectors, Cop In Drugs, Bribery Schemes

Miami Herald | David Smiley | Posted 06.12.2012 | Miami

To hear prosecutors tell it, Jose Alberto was committed to customer service. After accepting a few thousand dollars in bribes to help a South Beach...