Facebook fraudster sentenced

Allen Weintraub, of Boynton Beach, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Donald Graham to 111 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Weintraub pled guilty to two counts of mail fraud. He targeted and defrauded potential investors...

Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez testifies

Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez, testifying under oath Wednesday in the tax-evasion trial of his predecessor, acknowledged that he too had taken part in the city’s “shadow” banking business that charged astronomical interest rates on loans. That under-the-radar...