For years, Lew Freeman was Miami's go-to "forensic accountant" -- the numbers guy who cleaned up the mess when a high-profile company imploded.
As detailed in Jay Weaver's excellent profile back in October, Freeman gave to charities, boosted the University of Miami and palled around with poli ... More >>
Three Miami-Dade police officers lied under oath last year when they told a judge that they read a suspect his Miranda Rights during a traffic stop that led to a felony weapons charge, federal officials say.
The three officers -- patrolmen Jorge Luis Gonzalez and Alkibiades Dodge, and Sgt. Wa ... More >>
Sure, it's not as sexy as running coke in cigarette boats over the Florida Straits or bootlegging moonshine for northern gangsters on the lam. But damn if Medicare fraud isn't lucrative -- which is probably why it's shaping up as one of the defining crimes of modern Miami.As Jay Weaver's great cover ... More >>
A federal jury this week convicted two doctors and two assistants of bilking Medicare for millions of dollars by setting up a bogus HIV clinic in Miami, the State Attorney's office tells Riptide, the latest conviction in a racket that's quickly become the Magic City's seamiest new claim to crooked f ... More >>