Efraim Diveroli

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    The Hangover Director to Turn Story of Efraim Diveroli, Miami Beach's Stoner Arms Dealer, Into Movie

    ​Bro comedies are big business in Hollywood right now, and the story of a Miami Beach stoner who suddenly becomes a major arms dealer seems right up the bro-cinema alley. No surprise then that Todd Phillips, the director The Hangover and Old School, has optioned the right to a Rolling Stone articl ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Efraim Diveroli Earns Four Years In Prison For Fraudulent Arms Deal To Afghanistan

    ​Efraim Diveroli, the young Miami Beach gun runner who stirred national outrage two years ago with a fraudulent a $300 million Pentagon ammunition deal, listened with downcast eyes yesterday as a federal judge read aloud his sentence: four years in prison, a $250,000 fine and $149,000 in restituti ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Efraim Diveroli Re-arrested for Arms Dealing

    Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsEfraim Diveroli​Efraim Diveroli, the irrepressible 24-year-old arms trafficker and Miami Beach felon, was arrested Friday for attempting to sell large quantities of ammunition to undercover federal agents in central Florida. He's been detained without bond in Oran ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Did Efraim Diveroli's Crony Ship Missiles to Hezbollah?

    Courtesy of Miami-Dade CorrectionsEfraim DiveroliIn early 2007, after winning a $300 million U.S. Army contract to equip Afghanistan with munitions, Miami Beach arms dealer Efraim Diveroli, age 21, went scavenging in Albania. There he subcontracted Ylli Pinari, head of that Balkan country's state-ru ... More >>

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    September 1, 2009

    News Roundup

    Efraim Diveroli, the 23-year-old Miami Beach arms dealer who illegally supplied Chinese-made ammunition to Afghanistan, has pleaded guilty. He face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. [Reuters] Mitch McConnell and John McCain are confirmed to be at that health-care forum today in Hi ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Helio's Cool $5 Million

    OK, so over here, we have the Marlins stadium, the port tunnel, and the Design District cable car. Cost: More than $1 billion. Then over here, we have the paltry $5 million that Brazilian racecar driver Helio Castroneves is trying to get away without paying taxes on. Yesterday in Miami was a big da ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of February 26, 2009

    "Never have I seen a law that motivates people to break the law more than this one."

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    February 19, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of February 19, 2009

    "Brian had the potential to be anything he wanted to be, but unfortunately his life was cut short."

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    February 12, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of February 12, 2009

    "Though Diveroli seems like a sleaze, everything he has done seems to be legal. The prosecutors rushed into a very legally shaky case."

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    February 5, 2009

    Armed Again

    Indicted Miami Beach weapons dealer Efraim Diveroli is still making millions of dollars from the U.S. government.

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    September 25, 2008