Antonio Junior

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Michelle Spence-Jones Trial Begins Today

    Michelle Spence-Jones gets her day in court. ‚ÄčThe Michelle Spence-Jones public corruption saga is entering its final act. Her trial on grand theft and bribery charges begins today.Since her initial arrest in November 2009, days following her reelection to the Miami City Commission, Spence-Jones h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Message to Pols: Give Taxpayers Back that Dirty Money

    Alex Izaguirre Because I penned two posts on corrupt businessman Antonio Junior earlier this week, former New Times scribe Kirk Nielsen turned me on to an opinion piece he wrote for Poder magazine last year. My sometime wingman suggested that tainted political campaign contributions be re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    More from the Antonio Junior File

    Alex Izaguirre Antonio Junior, a local businessman who last year admitted to accepting and giving bribes, was full of information the day he debriefed anti-public-corruption law enforcers about his involvement in ripping-off Miami-Dade taxpayers. In addition to dropping a dime on his pal and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Meet Antonio Junior, But Don't Call Him a Bagman

    Alex IzaguirreWell, at least Antonio Junior can take solace in knowing he made a killing as a minority partner in several deals involving Miami-Dade taxpayer money. And even though he ratted out his political godmother -- ex-county Commissioner Barbara Carey-Shuler -- and some of his other poli ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 2009

    Bill Perry III at the Center of Questionable Deals

    A battle among gentry means somebody got screwed.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Masvidal et al Get Paid, Again

    Nine years ago, Miami-Dade County awarded a no-bid contract to a group of politically connected businessmen to develop an office building on county-owned land at 2525 NW 62 Street, adjacent to the Martin Luther King Jr. Metrorail Station. The development team was headed by the BAC Funding Corporat ... More >>

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005


    Jacques Evens Thermilus and Richard Caride

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    A Feast of Thieves, Part 2

    More curious characters from the criminal conspiracy at Miami International Airport

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    A Feast of Thieves

    Scoundrels allegedly gorged themselves on millions stolen from MIA, and now a prominent politician is implicated in the conspiracy

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Teele Conspiracy

    Is the Miami commissioner the target of a wicked plot? Or is he spinning a yarn so complex everyone's now dizzy?