A violent thug may lead investigators to a public-corruption bonanza
Daniel Walker, Jr., says he was beaten bloody by a group of bail bondsmen last month. He's still smarting.
For years people have been alleging that Miami bail-bond king Jim Viola bribes county corrections officers. For years the FBI and the State Attorney's Office have been investigating. And for years nothing has happened.
Getting sprung from the slammer has never been easier, and the life of a Miami bail bondsman has never been tougher