Zimmerman to Auction Pistol used in Trayvon Martin Shooting
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Zimmerman to Auction Pistol used in Trayvon Martin Shooting


George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood-watch volunteer known for the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, has announced his intention of auctioning off the pistol he used in the shooting. In an interview with Orlando’s TV station WOFL, Zimmerman said the pistol was recently returned to him by the U.S. Justice Department, which took it after … Continue reading

Current Hialeah mayor admits to making high-interest loans to convicted Ponzi schemer Luis Felipe Perez
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Current Hialeah mayor admits to making high-interest loans to convicted Ponzi schemer Luis Felipe Perez


Hialeah’s former mayor and his wife are charged with failing to report about $2 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service and lying about it to investigators.Julio and Raiza Robaina are accused of hiding hundreds of thousands of dollars in questionable compensation — including a Ferrari sports car worth $176,000 — and money from … Continue reading

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Mayors of Sweetwater & Miami Lakes Arrested


The mayors of Sweetwater and Miami Lakes were charged with bribery related to government contracts.Watch the interview below (in Spanish) with constitutional lawyer and criminologist Dr. Luis Fernandez and retired DEA agent Jim Shedd, and former city manager of Miami, Joe Arriola on MegaTV’s show Ahora con Oscar Haza. Continue reading