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Florida News: Peter Robert Bobal, Hallandale Resident Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor While a Convicted Sex Offender

Hallandale Beach, Florida – Peter Robert Bobal, 42, of Hallandale Beach, was sentenced, on February 15, 2019, to a total of 240 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom, after having been previously convicted by a trial jury of enticing a 14-year-old to engage in sexual activity and committing a felony involving a minor … Continue reading Florida News: Peter Robert Bobal, Hallandale Resident Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Enticing a Minor While a Convicted Sex Offender

Florida News: James M. Schneider, South Florida Securities Lawyer Sentenced to Seven Years’ Imprisonment for Role in Pump-and-Dump Securities Fraud Scheme

Florida – A Boca Raton attorney was sentenced today to 84 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay restitution of $19.7 million to 2,156 investors, after previously being convicted by a federal jury of 33 counts of conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering offenses. This case involved a scheme to fraudulently register public shell … Continue reading Florida News: James M. Schneider, South Florida Securities Lawyer Sentenced to Seven Years’ Imprisonment for Role in Pump-and-Dump Securities Fraud Scheme

FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, Former Government Contracting Officer Representative Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Conspiracy and Bribery

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Jerry T. Vertefeuille, 54, of Niceville, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison. Co-defendant Christopher A. Carter, 37, of Fort Walton Beach, is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday, February 15, at 11:00 a.m. CST. The sentence was announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. … Continue reading FLORIDA News: PENSACOLA, Jerry T. Vertefeuille, Former Government Contracting Officer Representative Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Conspiracy and Bribery

Florida News: Colombian Nationals Sentenced To 45 And 50 Years in Prison for Participating In Human Smuggling Event That Resulted In the Rape and Murder of Cuban Nationals

Florida – Two Colombian nationals were sentenced to 45 and 50 years in prison for their roles in a scheme to smuggle illegal aliens from Colombia into the United States, which resulted in the rape of one and the death of two Cuban nationals. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida, … Continue reading Florida News: Colombian Nationals Sentenced To 45 And 50 Years in Prison for Participating In Human Smuggling Event That Resulted In the Rape and Murder of Cuban Nationals

Florida News: Navarre, Men from Navarre and Huron indicted on child pornography charges

Navarre, Florida – Two men were indicted for child pornography crimes. David Nestor, 39, of Navarre, was indicted on one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. Nestor received and distributed images of children engaged in sexually explicit conduct between October and December 2018, and possessed those … Continue reading Florida News: Navarre, Men from Navarre and Huron indicted on child pornography charges

Florida News: Cuban Citizen, Saul Santos Ferro Arrested on Charge of Making False Statements on an Application for Lawful Permanent Residence

Indictment allege series of lies, including failure to disclose membership in the Cuban government’s Department of State Security Miami, Florida – A Cuban citizen residing in Miami, Florida, was arrested on Feb. 5, by federal agents after being indicted on one count of making false statements in an immigration document. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan … Continue reading Florida News: Cuban Citizen, Saul Santos Ferro Arrested on Charge of Making False Statements on an Application for Lawful Permanent Residence

Florida News: Aventura, Dr. Jeanne E. Germeil, South Florida Pain Management Doctor Convicted of 11 Counts of Illegally Dispensing Opioid Drugs

Aventura, Florida – Dr. Jeanne E. Germeil, 55, of Aventura, Florida was convicted by a federal jury, on January 31, 2019, of eleven counts of dispensing controlled substances, opioid pain medications, without a legitimate medical purpose. U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida and Special Agent in Charge Adolphus P. Wright … Continue reading Florida News: Aventura, Dr. Jeanne E. Germeil, South Florida Pain Management Doctor Convicted of 11 Counts of Illegally Dispensing Opioid Drugs

FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, U.S. Attorney Keefe Announces New Management Team for the Northern District of Florida

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced today that he has installed a new management team to assist him in fulfilling his pledge to work with the women and men of our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners in the pursuit of justice for the people … Continue reading FLORIDA News: TALLAHASSEE, U.S. Attorney Keefe Announces New Management Team for the Northern District of Florida