Category: Florida – Southern District

South Florida Man Indicted for Tax Fraud | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A South Florida man appeared today before a federal magistrate judge in Miami to face an indictment charging him with conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service. …

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Miami Tax Preparer Arrested on Tax Fraud Charges | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A South Florida tax preparer, who was indicted by a Grand Jury in the Southern District of Florida on March 25, 2021, was arrested today.  Samuel Mompoint,…

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Six Individuals Charged with Multi-Million Dollar Nationwide Scheme to Peddle Fraudulent Stocks | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Six South Florida residents were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they defrauded investors of approximately $21 million by falsely claiming that the investors’…

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Naples Man Charged with Child Exploitation Crimes Involving 13-year-old Girl | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – South Florida federal prosecutors have charged 49-year-old Jeffrey Keith Holcombe in a criminal complaint that accuses him of coercing a 13-year-old girl from Miami into taking and…

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Two Men Plead Guilty in Murder of Miami Plumber | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Two 35-year-old South Florida men have pled guilty in federal district court in Ft. Lauderdale to participating in a pair of robberies that culminated in a carjacking…

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Two Miami Residents Arrested for Their Alleged Role in $8 Million Scheme to Defraud Prescription Drug Coupon Programs | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida — William Clero, 44 and Cesar Armando Perez Amador, 51, residents of Miami, Florida, were arrested today for their alleged participation in a scheme to defraud prescription drug…

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Armed Standoff in Everglades National Park Leads to Federal Attempted Murder and Firearms Charges Against Miami Man | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida — South Florida federal prosecutors have charged 37-year-old Drew Curtis Sikes with attempting to kill an officer of the United States and with a federal gun crime after…

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Juan Antonio “Tony” Gonzalez Becomes Acting U.S. Attorney for Southern District of Florida | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – On March 28, 2021, Juan Antonio “Tony” Gonzalez assumed the role of Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.  Mr. Gonzalez served as the…

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Southern District of Florida Takes Sweeping Action Against CARES Act Fraud | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Fl. – The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, and representatives from…

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