Articles Tagged with Grand Theft

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money-eye-300x169Interior designer Antonio DiMarco was arrested on October 10 for allegedly stealing more than a million dollars from clients to finance a pricey lifestyle.

DiMarco, 42, is charged with money laundering, two counts of grand theft of more than $100,000, and obtaining property worth over $50,000 by fraud. He was ordered held on $400,000 bond during a court hearing Thursday.

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crime-scene-tape-300x200Antwoine Shane Brown of Miami, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly defrauding six people on Craigslist by taking payments for heavy equipment and a classic car, but never delivering the goods.

Brown, 24, is charged with grand theft, defrauding a financial institution, money laundering, and scheming to defraud and structuring transactions to evade reporting requirements. He is being held at Broward County Jail on $145,000. The press did not name an attorney for Brown.

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mario_figueroa_kicking_suarez_facebook-300x203mario_figueroa_kicking_suarez_facebook-300x203Miami police officer Mario Figueroa has been suspended with pay after a video of him kicking the head of a suspect who was on the ground in handcuffs went viral.

Figueroa was suspended by Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina, who said that the circulating video “depicts a clear violation of policy.” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has also launched an investigation that could potentially lead to Figueroa’s prosecution.

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Andre Leite of Coconut Creek, Florida was arrested last month for allegedly defrauding the city of Deerfield Beach of $300,000 by wrongfully representing himself as a licensed plumber. Leite, 50, was charged with fraud, money laundering, grand theft, forgery, and working as an unlicensed contractor.

According to the arrest report, Leite, who owns Andre Plumbing, was hired to fix toilets and sinks at city facilities from 2012 to 2016. He reportedly applied to become the city’s plumber by submitting the certificate and license number of Glaydson Machado Silva, the owner of GMS Plumbing in Fort Lauderdale.

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Officer Zachary Immler of Boca Raton, Florida was arrested on December 5 for his involvement in a grand theft investigation that began in October.

Immler, 31, faces grand theft charges and was booked into jail. He was later released on his own recognizance. The press did not say if he has hired an attorney.

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