Month: April 2014

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

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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 she... [...]

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

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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 insurance policy. It was the latest antic by... [...]

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

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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... [...]

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

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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, according to the Sun-Sentinel. Paige was... [...]

Florida Keys Woman Tried to Strangle Boy With Belt: Deputies

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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 and it was unknown whether... [...]