Monthly Archives: April 2014

Police: Woman bilked more than $150,000 from former South Miami employer – South Miami – MiamiHerald.com

http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/04/21/4072523/police-woman-b… Woman bilked more than $150,000 from former South Miami employer – South Miami – MiamiHerald.com She was recognized as one of Nordstrom’s top shoppers, buying thousands of dollars worth of high-end shoes, purses and jewelry. But South Miami police say Katty Hernandez’s shopping spree — which cost more than $150,000 — was paid for on someone else’s dime. Now Continue Reading...

Michel Escoto found guilty of killing wife days after marriage | News – Home

http://www.local10.com/news/michel-escoto-guilty-verdict/255… A man accused of killing his wife days after they were married has been found guilty. It only took jurors a few hours to convict Michel Escoto of first-degree murder after about listening to about a month of testimony during the trial. Escoto was accused of killing his wife, Wendy Trapaga, in 2002 to collect her $1 million life Continue Reading...

2 Charged in $70 Million ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud in South Florida

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/2-Charged-in-70-Million-V… 2 Charged in $70 Million ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud in South Florida Two South Florida men are facing fraud charges in an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so-called “virtual concierge” machines that operate in retail stores. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 49-year-old Joseph Signore and 56-year-old Paul Schumack were arrested. Both are charged with several conspiracy and fraud Continue Reading...

South Florida Woman Tried to Bite Another Woman’s Ear Off: Police

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/South-Florida-Woman-Tried… South Florida Woman Tried to Bite Another Woman’s Ear Off: Police A South Florida woman is facing battery charges after police say she tried to bite off another woman’s ear then threw a bike chain at the woman. Thomasina Paige, 21, is accused of attacking an acquaintance in the parking lot of a Miami Subs in Riviera Beach Sunday, Continue Reading...

Florida Keys Woman Tried to Strangle Boy With Belt: Deputies

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Florida-Keys-Woman-Tried-… Florida Keys Woman Tried to Strangle Boy With Belt: Deputies A Florida Keys woman was arrested after authorities say she tried to strangle a 10-year-old boy with a belt. Ada Orellana Dubon, 31, was arrested on an aggravated battery on a child charge late Monday night, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said. She was being held without bond Tuesday Continue Reading...

Coral Gables Man Beat, Held Ex-Girlfriend Against Will: Police

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Coral-Gables-Man-Beat-Hel… Coral Gables Man Beat, Held Ex-Girlfriend Against Will: Police A Coral Gables man is behind bars after authorities say he beat and sexually battered his ex-girlfriend and held her against her will for several hours before she was able to escape. Victor Daniel Parrondo, 30, is facing battery, sexual battery, false imprisonment and intimidating a victim charges in the Continue Reading...

Ex-Partner of Ponzi Schemer Scott Rothstein Set to Plead Guilty

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Ex-Partner-of-Ponzi-Schem… Ex-Partner of Ponzi Schemer Scott Rothstein Set to Plead Guilty A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is expected to plead guilty to charges of violating federal campaign finance laws. The attorney for 52-year-old Russell Adler confirmed that Adler will enter a guilty plea at a hearing Friday in Fort Lauderdale federal court. Prosecutors say Adler Continue Reading...

Former ‘Sabado Gigante’ Star Adonis Losada On Trial On 66 Child Porn Charges

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/31/adonis-losada-child… Former ‘Sabado Gigante’ Star Adonis Losada On Trial On 66 Child Porn Charges Adonis Losada once made people laugh whenever he wore a gray wig and granny glasses for his acting role on the popular Spanish-language TV variety show “Sabado Gigante” on Univision. But now the diminutive comic known as the clumsy abuela Dona Concha wears a blue jail Continue Reading...

Broward Biology Teacher Arrested for Sex With Student: Police

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Broward-Biology-Teacher-A… Broward Biology Teacher Arrested for Sex With Student: Police A Broward biology teacher was arrested Tuesday for having sex with one of his students, according to police. Eric Beasley, 24, was charged with nine counts of sexual assault or battery on a minor and two counts of sending obscene material to a minor, jail records show. Lighthouse Point Police Continue Reading...

Sex Abuse Trial Begins for Former Youth Pastor Jeffery London

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Sex-Abuse-Trial-Begins-fo… Sex Abuse Trial Begins for Former Youth Pastor Jeffery London Now 25-years-old, a witness took the stand Tuesday against the man who allegedly sexually abused him for almost a decade when he was a child. The victim didn’t want to look at Jeffery London, 50, a former youth pastor. London, who was a mentor at the Bible Church of Continue Reading...
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