Category: Florida – Southern District

Southern District of Florida Observes the 16th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida — Today, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Juan Antonio Gonzalez joins leaders from South Florida’s federal law enforcement community in observing the 16th Annual…

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Jupiter Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A 28-year-old man from Jupiter, Florida has pled guilty in federal district court in Ft. Pierce to producing and distributing pornography involving children as young as 12-years-old….

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Additional Co-Conspirators Charged in Prescription Diversion Scheme | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A South Florida grand jury has charged five additional defendants for their alleged roles in a sophisticated scheme to purchase and distribute millions of dollars in diverted…

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Serial Mail Thief Sentenced to 10 Years | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A 26-year-old Miami man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for stealing mail and packages from mailboxes, porches, and other outside areas of several…

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Plantation Man Who Used Child Pornography to Find “Sexual Nirvana” Sentenced to Over 10 Years in Prison | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A Plantation man convicted of possessing over 5,000 electronic images and videos depicting the sexual exploitation of children was sentenced today to 121 months in federal prison…

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Former Procurement Director at Broward Health Pleads Guilty to Bribery Conspiracy | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – A former procurement director at Broward Health pled guilty today in federal district court in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to a federal conspiracy charge, admitting that he accepted…

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Georgia Man Sentenced to 135 Months’ Imprisonment for Role in Health Care Fraud Scheme Against Tricare | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida — A Georgia man was sentenced yesterday to over 11 years in federal prison for defrauding Tricare of approximately $12 million through a South Florida compounding pharmacy fraud…

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Florida Man Charged with Stealing Ventilators Intended for Critically Ill Covid-19 Patients in El Salvador Arrested in Texas | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Fl. — Yoelvis Denis Hernandez, a/k/a “Guajiro,” 42, was arrested yesterday in Del Rio, Texas, on a South Florida indictment charging him with stealing 192 U.S. government-owned medical ventilators…

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