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  • Broward School Board member fails to disclose husband's role in $500,000 fee break

    Broward School Board member fails to disclose husband's role in $500,000 fee break
    A Tamarac developer won a $500,000 break in fees to the Broward School District after hiring School Board member Stephanie Kraft's husband, internal district records show. Although Kraft skipped the School Board's vote on Prestige Homes' request, records...
  • It's time for Broward County Commission to decide: Raise tax rates or cut services

    It's crunch time. Broward County commissioners must decide whether to raise people's property taxes or cut their services. The answer appears to be cutting service. A majority of county commissioners said last week that they will not increase tax...
  • Former Broward School Board member gets 3 years, 1 month in prison

    Former Broward School Board member gets 3 years, 1 month in prison
    document.write (""); Former Broward School Board member Beverly Gallagher was sentenced to a little over three years in prison on a corruption charge Wednesday morning in federal court in Fort Lauderdale. Gallagher, 51, of Pembroke Pines, pleaded...
  • 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...
  • 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...