Broward County

South Florida Pharmacist Convicted Of Defrauding Medicare, TRICARE, And Medicaid Of $5 Million In False Claims

A pharmacist in south Florida was convicted by a jury last week of federal charges of health care fraud after investigators say he operated a compounding pharmacy scheme worth almost $5 million. Stephen Chalker of Wellington was found guilty after […]... [Read More]

Daughter Left Out Of Will Accused Of Murdering Mother

A Fort Lauderdale woman stands accused of murder after Broward County authorities accuse her of fatally beating her elderly mother in a rage. Investigators say Gabriela Perero was informed by her mother Luisa on July 12 that she was not […]... [Read More]

Ft. Lauderdale Doctor Convicted On Federal Drug Charges After Allegedly Illegally Prescribing Opioids

A Fort Lauderdale doctor was convicted last month by a federal jury for his alleged involvement in a conspiracy to distribute illicit drugs. According to federal prosecutors, Dr. Andres Mencia and three of his office workers began performing fake consultations […]... [Read More]

St. Pete Man Among Seventeen Defendants Charged in Alleged Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A St. Petersburg man is one of seventeen defendants facing charges of mortgage fraud stemming from loans taken out on condominiums on Florida’s west coast. Carlos Mesa, Jr. is accused by attorneys from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern […]... [Read More]

Florida Man Sentenced Seventeen Years After Guilty Vehicular Homicide Plea

Robert Cesaire struck and killed motorcyclist Charles “Sonny” Ferguson in a head-on collision while drunk and driving the wrong way on an I-95 exit ramp seventeen years ago. On Friday, June 17, Cesaire was finally sentenced to seventeen years in […]... [Read More]