Florida

Florida News: Attorney General Pam Bondi and HCSO Stop Massive Smash and Grab Theft Ring

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office stopped a massive smash and grab theft ring responsible for nearly a million dollars in property loss.  Law enforcement arrested five members of the theft ring.  At least one fugitive is still wanted. Members of the crime organization face charges connected … Continue reading Florida News: Attorney General Pam Bondi and HCSO Stop Massive Smash and Grab Theft Ring

AP Top 25 Podcast: UCF forces its way to national prominence

No. 11 Central Florida has won 22 straight games and is making a run at another major bowl bid. ESPN’s “College GameDay” is coming to the schools’ Orlando, Florida, campus this week. So why are Knights fans so mad online? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Matt Murschel of the Orlando … Continue reading AP Top 25 Podcast: UCF forces its way to national prominence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — President Donald Trump sought to intervene in Florida’s legally mandated vote recount Tuesday, calling on the state’s Democratic senator to admit defeat and again implying without evidence that officials in two pivotal counties are trying to steal the election. “When will Bill Nelson concede in Florida?” Trump said in a morning … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, but this year there are no hanging chads or butterfly ballots like in 2000. And no angry mobs in suits — at least not yet. The deeply purple state will learn Saturday whether there will be recounts in the bitter and … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

Virginia News: Florida Businessman, Armando Almirall Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Florida businessman pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for orchestrating a scheme that caused over $1 million in losses to multiple victims. According to court documents, Armando Almirall, 37, of Oviedo, was one of the managing principals of a company called Aura Exchange LLC (AURA). Almirall and his … Continue reading Virginia News: Florida Businessman, Armando Almirall Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

New York News: Florida Man, Josue Vega Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Charge

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Josue Vega, 37, of Kissimmee, Florida, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years, and … Continue reading New York News: Florida Man, Josue Vega Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Charge

USVI News: Florida Resident, Adrian L. Foster Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Government to Defraud USVI Contractor

St. Thomas, USVI – Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Florida, pleaded guilty in United States District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one count of making a false statement to a federal agency, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. According to court documents, Foster was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Foster Construction … Continue reading USVI News: Florida Resident, Adrian L. Foster Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements to Federal Government to Defraud USVI Contractor