South Florida Veterinarian Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Dogs, Created Animal Crush VideoA licensed veterinarian based in Aventura, Florida who recorded himself sexually abusing dogs, shared the bestiality videos on-line, and collected on-line child pornography, was sentenced today in Miami federal court to over 21 years in prison.
West Palm Beach Man Sentenced After Shooting Inside A VA Medical CenterToday, federal district judge Kenneth A. Marra sentenced Larry Ray Bon, 62, a former West Palm Beach resident who shot a firearm inside the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Palm Beach to a federal prison term of 198 months.
West Palm Beach Man Guilty For Investment FraudFifty-four-year-old West Palm Beach, Florida resident Salvatore Renaldi pled guilty this week in South Florida federal district court to orchestrating and running two investment fraud schemes that led victims across the country to collectively lose over $3 million.
Florida Man Guilty For Threatening To Kill A Defense AttorneyA 42-year-old Coral Gables, Florida man pled guilty yesterday in federal district court to threatening the defense attorney of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted earlier this year of murdering George Floyd.
Miami Man Sentenced For Multiple Bank RobberiesForty-three-year-old Christopher C. Pinkston was sentenced his week to over 13 years in federal prison for robbing three South Florida banks and attempting to rob a fourth during a one-month crime spree earlier this year.
Executive Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Evade Federal Excise Taxes On Dominican CigarsA California tobacco company executive on Thursday admitted his participation in a fraudulent scheme to avoid the payment of millions of dollars in excise taxes on imported tobacco products.
Miami Man Sentenced For Credit Card FraudU.S. District Judge Thomas Barber today sentenced Andre Moore (37, Miami) to eight years in federal prison for credit card fraud and aggravated identity theft. The Court also ordered Moore to pay $650,145.03 in restitution and to forfeit $3,110.55, related to the counts on which he was convicted.
IRS Tax Debt Negotiator Sentenced In Federal CourtA Vero Beach woman who stole money from clients she was supposed to be helping resolve federal tax debt was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Miami to 63 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $867,593.11 in restitution to her victims.
Miami Nurse Pleads Guilty To Threats To Kill Vice President Kamala HarrisThirty-nine-year-old Niviane Petit Phelps, of Miami-Dade County, pled guilty on Friday in federal district court to a six count indictment charging her with making threats to kill Vice President Kamala Harris.
The Two Murderers Who Killed Pumber Sentenced To Decades In Federal PrisonThe two 35-year-old South Florida men who killed a Miami plumber during an armed robbery and carjacking in 2018 were sentenced in federal district court in Miami. U.S. District Judge Roy K. Altman sentenced Jamal Lamar Head to 60 years in prison and Keon Travy Glanton to just over 33 years in prison.
Former Corrections Officer Sentenced For Civil Rights Conspiracy to Assault Youthful OffendersFormer Florida Department of Corrections officer, Terrance Reynolds, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald L. Graham to 33 months in prison followed by two years of supervised release. Reynolds was convicted following a 14-day trial for conspiring to assault youthful offender inmates at the South Florida Reception Center, a prison located in Doral, Florida.
Drug Traffickers In Highlands County Sentenced To Federal PrisonSeveral Highlands County men have been sentenced in South Florida federal district court to prison terms for their roles in a powder and crack cocaine drug trafficking ring that had become entrenched in the Lake Placid neighborhood of Highway Park, Florida.
Miami Resident Charged With Marriage FraudFederal prosecutors have charged 47-year-old Miami resident Yamira Sanchez with helping foreign national men fraudulently obtain their United States green cards by brokering their marriages to Cuban-born women living in South Florida as United States citizens or legal permanent residents.
Employee Pleads Guilty To COVID-19 Relief FraudFifty-eight-year-old Willie Curry, of Miami-Dade County, pled guilty yesterday in Miami federal court to a felony Information charging him with wire fraud in connection with his fraudulent application to the U.S. Small Business Administration for a low-interest COVID-19 relief loan.
Owner Of Jet Charter Company Agrees To Pay To Settle Allegations Of Misappropriated Payment Protection ProgramSeth A. Bernstein, the owner of jet charter company All in Jets LLC dba JetReady, located in Florida, has agreed to pay $287,055 to settle allegations that he misappropriated Payment Protection Program (PPP) loan proceeds for his personal expenses. JetReady is a jet charter operator with its principal place of business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.