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  • Recent corruption charges in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Broward County Broward County: Former Commissioner Josephus Eggelletion pleaded guilty to money-laundering conspiracy and bribery; former Sheriff Ken Jenne pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion; former Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin charged with...
  • Witness in Miramar corruption case may be brought in from Saudi Arabia

    As former Miramar City Commissioner Fitzroy Salesman's public corruption trial draws near, his attorney wants an undercover witness who spent years working on the investigation to be flown in from Saudi Arabia to testify about alleged government...
  • Fitzroy Salesman is flight risk and may be dangerous, prosecutors say

    Prosecutors want to keep Fitzroy Salesman locked up until he has served his federal prison sentence for public corruption, saying he is a flight risk and a danger to the community. The former Miramar city commissioner faces eight to 10 years in prison if...
  • 2010: Father-son developers are common thread in Tamarac corruption probes

    It began with a bold plan to build more than 700 homes on two old golf courses, making millions for the developers and boosting the tax coffers for Tamarac, a city that hadn't seen such a big proposal in years. Now the father-and-son team of homebuilders...
  • Miramar's Fitzroy Salesman gets 4 years, 3 months in prison

    Former Miramar City Commissioner Fitzroy Salesman was sentenced Thursday to four years and three months in federal prison, more punishment than he had hoped for but less than prosecutors sought. In April, a jury found Salesman, 53, guilty of two counts...
  • New Broward ethics code would limit commission influence

    A new ethics code being drafted for Broward County commissioners amid a growing corruption scandal will rein in their influence and require greater disclosure of their business dealings. A task force assigned with writing a code of conduct agreed...
  • Salesman defense alleges racism in undercover FBI investigation

    Salesman defense alleges racism in undercover FBI investigation
    Former Miramar City Commissioner Fitzroy Salesman's attorney came out with legal guns blazing Friday, accusing federal authorities of racism in the selection of targets during a years-long undercover public corruption investigation in Broward County....
  • Crist calls for statewide corruption grand jury

    Crist calls for statewide corruption grand jury
    Citing an apparent "culture of corruption" taking root in South Florida, Gov. Charlie Crist on Wednesday called for a statewide grand jury to take a sweeping look at honesty-in-government in Florida. The panel will have the authority to indict public...
  • Federal corruption probe lands in Broward

     
    And now it looks like it???s Broward???s turn. A long-rumored and long-awaited federal probe into political corruption looks like it???s finally bearing fruit. With reports of arrests swirling, a noon news conference has been scheduled at the U.S....
  • After the fall: Thoughts on Broward corruption takedown

     
    Scattered thoughts in the wake of Wednesday???s takedown of Josephus Eggelletion, Bev Gallagher and Fitzroy Salesman: --A lot of politicians and power-brokers like to say that ethics and corruption laws can be confusing and muddled, but to me it???s...
  • Airport activist intends to sue over "unlawful arrest"

     
    The feud between airport expansion opponent Brenda Lee Chalifour and the Broward County Commission keeps escalating. This week, Chalifour filed official notice that she intends to sue for her ???unlawful detention and arrest??? during a June 2007 county...