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5 hrs ago | via Jamaica Observer
A 49-year-old American man has been arrested in Miramar, Florida, following the return of a 12-count indictment against him by a grand jury in the Southern District of Florida in relation to wire fraud and a lottery scam with Jamaican links. According to a release from the Department of Justice yesterday, Claude Shaw, also known as "Mac" and "Claude Mac", a US citizen who lives in Florida, was charged with two counts of mail fraud and 10 counts of wire fraud. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Caribbean News Now!
A 49-year-old Florida man has been arrested in Miramar, Florida, in connection with a fraudulent lottery scheme tied to Jamaica, following the return of a 12-count indictment against him by a grand jury in the Southern District of Florida. Claude Shaw aka Mac and Claude Mac, a US citizen residing in Florida, was charged with two counts of mail fraud and ten counts of wire fraud. Comment?
Wednesday | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A man charged with killing three people and critically wounding a fourth was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and attempted murder charges. Kevin Pratt, 39, jumped at the opportunity to resolve his cases with so little prison time, defense lawyer Robert Wills said Wednesday. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Five people who barged into a Miramar hotel, pulling out guns and trying to break into one of the guest rooms, were looking to collect an overdue debt, police said. Four of the five arrested after Thursday's disturbance at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 10990 Marks Way, were in first-appearance court Friday. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Six-year-old DeAndre Binns was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in Miramar in 2013 and the case remains unsolved. Six-year-old DeAndre Binns was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in Miramar in 2013 and the case remains unsolved. Comment?
Thursday Feb 2 | via The Miami Herald
A person is detained after police said a group entered, of possible minors, entered a Miramar hotel and started banging on doors on Feb. 2, 2017. Surveillance video catches a failed burglar's Wednesday morning attempt at breaking into a home in the 4200 block of Polk Street in Hollywood. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via The Miami Herald
Stern Ferguson III reacts after shots rang out during the celebration following the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Liberty City. An Orlando man was charged with a felony after a Florida Highway patrol officer said he saw Joshua Concepcion West use a remote controlled device to cover his tag when he went through a toll, according to WESH. Comment?
Jan 17, 2017 | via WMAL-AM Washington
Esteban Santiago, the man charged with killing five people at the Fort Lauderdale airport, told FBI agents he carried out the attack on behalf of ISIS, FBI special agent Michael Ferlazzo testified at Santiago's bond hearing Tuesday. The agent did not elaborate on whether Santiago was purporting to be linked to ISIS or simply inspired by the terrorist organization. Comment?
Jan 16, 2017 | via The Miami Herald
Two people were killed and one seriously wounded in a shooting in Redland in South Miami-Dade on Thursday afternoon, police said. Antonio J. Gomez, the inspector in charge at the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, explains how mail thieves used a "fishing" technique to steal mail from various locations throughout Miami-Dade. Comment?
Jan 13, 2017 | via The Miami Herald
Diane Haggerty, witnessed the shooting that killed five people at Fort Lauderdale International Airport last Friday, she recounts the events during a memorial service at terminal 2 where the incident took place. Antonio J. Gomez, the inspector in charge at the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, explains how mail thieves used a "fishing" technique to steal mail from various locations throughout Miami-Dade. Comment?
Jan 7, 2017 | via NEWS.com.au
Lead suspect in the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting Esteban Santiago was taken from the FBI'i 1 2i 1 2s field office in Miramar, Florida to Broward County Jail in South Fort Lauderdale, Friday, after the decorated US army veteran allegedly opened fire in the airport's baggage claim area, killing five and injuring a further eight people. THE Iraqi war veteran accused of shooting dead five people at a Florida airport pleaded not guilty in court to federal charges that could lead to the death penalty. Comment?
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