florida news

Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida – A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter have been charged in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. (“VLBI”). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s … Continue reading Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida News: Four South Florida Residents Convicted and Sentenced for Roles in Narcotics Importation and Distribution Ring

Florida – On Friday, October 19, 2018, the last of four defendants was sentenced for his role in a narcotics importation and distribution ring, operating in Miami-Dade and Osceola Counties, involving an analogue of the powerful opioid fentanyl, as well as n-ethylpentalone. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Mark Selby, … Continue reading Florida News: Four South Florida Residents Convicted and Sentenced for Roles in Narcotics Importation and Distribution Ring

Florida News: Broward County Teacher, Gregg Donshik Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Florida  – A Broward county teacher pled guilty yesterday to possessing child pornography. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and Mark Selby, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI), Miami Field Office, made the announcement. Gregg Donshik, 47, of Hollywood, Florida, pled guilty to … Continue reading Florida News: Broward County Teacher, Gregg Donshik Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Florida News: Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Florida – U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida, Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade State Attorney, Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, and Troy Walker, Special Agent in Charge, Florida … Continue reading Florida News: Three Former Biscayne Park Patrol Officers Sentenced for Deprivation of Civil Rights by Intentionally Making False Arrests

Florida News: Kenneth Rivera-Kolb, Medical Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Distributing Opioids, Barbiturates, and Benzodiazepines

Florida – The Medical Director of a substance abuse treatment center in Wellington, Florida, pled guilty today to unlawfully distributing controlled substances (opioids, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office; Michael J. … Continue reading Florida News: Kenneth Rivera-Kolb, Medical Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Distributing Opioids, Barbiturates, and Benzodiazepines

Alabama News: Florida Man, Erskine Simmons Receives 93 Month Sentence for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime

Alabama – United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Erskine Simmons, a 31 year old resident of Pensacola, Florida was sentenced to 33 months for conspiring to distribute heroin followed by 60 months for possession of a firearm in furtherance of that drug trafficking crime. On June 22, … Continue reading Alabama News: Florida Man, Erskine Simmons Receives 93 Month Sentence for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Crime

Florida News: Hialeah Check Casher, Evelio Suarez Pleads Guilty to Laundering Over $100 million in Healthcare, Mortgage and Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Proceeds

Florida – A Hialeah check casher pled guilty yesterday to laundering over $100 million in proceeds of healthcare, mortgage and identity theft tax refund fraud. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Michael J. De Palma, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), and Robert F. Lasky, Special … Continue reading Florida News: Hialeah Check Casher, Evelio Suarez Pleads Guilty to Laundering Over $100 million in Healthcare, Mortgage and Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud Proceeds

Florida News: Palm Beach County Resident, John Joseph O’Grady Sentenced to Federal Prison for Falsely Impersonating a Deputy U.S. Marshal

Florida – John Joseph O’Grady, 61, of Boynton Beach, was sentenced today to 4 months in prison and one year of supervised release, by U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg, after previously pleading guilty to falsely impersonating a Deputy U.S. Marshal. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Gadyaces S. Serralta, … Continue reading Florida News: Palm Beach County Resident, John Joseph O’Grady Sentenced to Federal Prison for Falsely Impersonating a Deputy U.S. Marshal