Florida Public Corruption Ranks Fourth in U.S.

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That's what corruption looks like, right?
It turns out Florida is pretty damned good at letting the easily corruptible get into positions of power. Since 1976, the state's federal courts have handed out nearly 1,800 public corruption convictions, the fourth highest in the country. That's an average of 49 public corruption convictions a year, or about one a week for 35 years. 

The findings, contained in a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago, show that corruption is alive and well in the U.S.

New York led the country with a mind-boggling 2,522 convictions, followed by California and Illinois. 

The report also shows that the Southern District of Florida doled out 970 public corruption convictions in the same period, the fifth most by any single district. More than 350 of them happened between 2001 and 2010.

The Middle District of Florida, which includes Orlando, ranked 12th overall with 585 convictions since 1976.

The report is based on data released by the Department of Justice and focuses mostly on Chicago -- a city that's really good at corruption. The best in the U.S., according to the authors. 

Remember Blagojevich? That guy was fucking golden.

In order, the top ten states for convicting public officials are:

  1. New York
  2. California
  3. Illinois
  4. Florida 
  5. Pennsylvania
  6. Texas
  7. Ohio
  8. District of Columbia
  9. New Jersey 
  10. Louisiana 

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SB
SB

This is an important update to all that have knowledge of the “Gibson Case” and criminally-corrupt Judge (and former prosecutor / prosecutorial division chief) David P. Kreider.  During recent months concerned parties who desire to see corruption stamped out and to see justice served have been the source of intense pressure upon various "insiders".  One of those key “insiders” involved in the aforementioned matter is Martha Lott who, until last Thursday (04/05/2012), served as the Chief Judge of Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit.

This message has been shared in order to announce that the scandal related to the "Gibson Case" has taken yet another big step towards it's complete unraveling.  Yesterday (04/09/2012) at 05:34 p.m. EST it was officially announced that Martha Lott had resigned from her post as Chief Judge on 04/05/2012.  Were it not for her resignation Martha Lott's current term as Chief Judge would have expired on 06/30/2013.  To review the official resignation announcement, which ran in Alachua County's largest newspaper ("The Gainesville Sun"), visit the following url:

gainesville   -dot-   c  om/article/20120409/ARTICLES/120409606

Robert E. Roundtree Jr. is now the Chief Judge of the 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida.  Judge Roundtree  has now inherited the problems related to criminal/judge David P. Kreider and Judge Kreider's various co-conspirators; and it is now Judge Roundtree's responsibility to promptly carry out the duties passed on to him regarding resolving those problems.  For more information visit the url:

complaints   -dot-   c  om/2012/march/14/Corrupt_Judge_David_P._Kreider_now_taints_the_ele_264712   -dot-    htm

This is a testament to the positive impact that determined people can have in the fight against public corruption.

For the record, everything stated here is 100% true and corroborated by two reports and extensive irrefutable evidence that is in the possession of various agencies.  Some of those agencies are within Florida’s 8th Judicial Circuit (within the circuit, included in those entities that are in possession of the aforementioned reports and evidence are the Chief Judge’s office and the State Attorney’s Office Chief Investigator Spencer Mann).

SB
SB

Regarding Florida's high public corruption ranking.  Swift and "heavy handed" action needs to be taken to stamp it out pronto.  The authorities should next tackle corrupt Judge David P. Kreider (who also happens to be a former prosecutor) and all of his corrupt cronies.  The following are undeniable facts that should concern the public:

1During the latter part of 2011 various agencies were made aware of proven criminal activities carried out under the color of law by Judge David P. Kreider and various co-conspirators during and following the "Gibson Case".  Those agencies were the recipients of a comprehensive report detailing the crimes.

2On 01/17/2012, 01/18/2012, etc. various agencies received a damning 6-page follow-up to the aforementioned report.

3On or about 02/16/2011 the story about Florida's reportedly high public corruption ranking broke.

4On 02/16/2011 Judge David P. Kreider was summarily appointed to the county canvassing board in and for Alachua County, Florida.

For the record, the report referenced above in #1 and the combined supporting evidence span more than 100 pages.  All of which is detailed, organized, and comprehensive...it is an irrefutable fact that various criminal activity has been perpetrated by Judge David P. Kreider and others.  Two of the agencies referenced above in #1 are as follows:

iThe Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center (which is in the 8th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida and under the administration of Chief Judge Martha Lott)

iiThe State Attorney’s Office of the 8th Judicial Circuit of Florida (and its Chief Investigator Spencer Mann)

It goes without saying that, although various "questionable" political interest might need/desire Judge David P. Kreider to be on the canvassing board, the citizens of Alachua County don't need his poison tainting the public's election process.  For reference, the public order appointing Judge David P. Kreider to the canvassing board can be viewed at the following two links:

Ahttps    ://     circuit8    -dot-      org/web/canvas/Alachua.pdf

Bwww5  -dot-  picturepush  -dot-    com/photo/a/7798153/img/7798153.jpg  (back-up copy)

*To make the above two links work remove the spaces and replace "-dot-" with "."

Finally, I can think of at least two places that Judge David P. Kreider and his co-conspirators should be practically immediately:

1In the defendant seats during one or more criminal trials

2In prison cells following their convictions

Enzo Vincenzi
Enzo Vincenzi

$250,000.00 CASH REWARD for Any Information Leading To The ARREST!!! and CONVICTION!!! of Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott for engaging in a Horrendous Outrageous Heinous Barbaric Organized Public Corruption Fortune Tellers Fraud Cover Up with Con Artist Criminal Miriam Pacheco aka "La Madrina Miriam" and Co-conspirators Using the same Modus Operandi as Convicted Detective Jack M. Makler who was sentenced to FIVE YEARS in Federal Prison. (Fact) On April 8, 2010 Miriam Pacheco and Maria T. Torres were both found GUILTY and LIABLE of Fraudulent Misrepresentation and Intentional Infliction of Severe Emotional Distress by a Lee County Court Jury We are looking for anyone who has any incriminating evidence against Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott, Detective John Paccione and Detective Mark Zellman involved in the Horrendous Outrageous Fortune Tellers Fraud/Mortgage Fraud Public Corrupted Inhumane Barbaric Felony CRIMES Public Corruption Cover Ups IN FACT committed against an Elderly/Disabled Persons Enzo Vincenzi and his father an Elderly/Disabled Persons to rob me of my Home (Florifda State Homestead) Motel Business The Sabal Park Inn located at 1652 North Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers, Florida 33903 a Real Estate Property that was IN FACT acquired through a lifetime of hard work and sweat.    The Horrendous, ,Torments, false ARREST, and Scars that Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott maliciously inflicted against Enzo Vincenzi and his father an Elderly/Disabled Persons in a Organized Public Corruption Cover Up is absolutely immeasurable!!!    Anyone who has any information leading to the ARREST and CONVICTION of Public Corrupted Ringleader Sheriff Mike Scott, Co-conspirator's Detective John Paccione, and Co-conspirator Detective Mark Zellman engaging in a Public Corruption Fortune Tellers Fraud Cover Up using the same Modus Operandi as Convicted Detective Jack M. Makler, and Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott maliciously violating the Civil, State, and Federal Rights of an Elderly/Disabled Persons and Public Corrupted Crooked Sheriff Mike Scott engaging in Public Corrupted Conspiracies Cover Ups and Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott violating RICO Laws In The State of Florida for Racketeering Influenced and CORRUPT Organizations Statute Act, Title 18 United States Code Sections 1961-1968 CALL The STOP Public Corruption Tip Line NOW: 239-321-4005 Anyone who has been defrauded by Miriam Pacheco aka "La Madrina Miriam" of Botanicas 7 Potencias Africana located at 3093 Cleveland Ave Fort Myers Florida 33901 Immediately Contact N.Y./Florida Investigator Bob Nygaard at 561-596-3443 For More Detailed Specific Information of the Crimes committed against an Elderly/Disabled Persons and Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott's Horrendous Outrageous Horrific Organized Public Corruption Cover Ups                                              visit www.enzovincenzi.com and                                                     www.leecountyconspiracy.nett Sheriff Mike Scott MY NAME IS ENZO VINCENZI one of the (Fact) Victims you personally victimized and gravely injured me in a Horrendous Public Corruption Cover Up and are directly responsible with the State Attorney Stephen B. Russell and co-conspirators for having me arrested me on false fabricated Florida State Criminal Charges in a Horrendous Heinous Outrageous Organized Public Corruption Fortune Tellers Fraud Cover Up, (Fact) I Have a personal Public Corrupted Message for you Public Corrupted Crooked Sheriff Mike Scott IT WILL BE A COLD DAY IN HELL BEFORE YOU EVER GET RE-ELECTED AGAIN as a Lee County Sheriff I promise you In The Name of GOD and The Blood of Jesus Christ you will be HELD ACCOUTABLE for ALL the EVIL Public Corruption Cover Up Crimes you IN FACT Committed against an Elderly/Disabled Persons!!! Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott!!THIS IS NOT A THREAT THIS IS A PROMISE!!! You are not only a threat, menace, but also a Horrendous Outrageous Public Corrupted Lee County Public Paid Servant Official danger to society with a gun and badge society will NOT Tolerate an Absolute Public Corrupted Disgrace LIKE YOU! (Fact) Public Corrupted Sheriff Mike Scott your Sheriff Mike Scott FREE days are over!    (Fact) 824 Convicted Public Corrupted Officials 1997-2007 its only a matter of time before your name Public Corrupted Crooked Criminal Sheriff Mike Scott is added to the Convicted Public Corrupted Officials List!!! for all the ORGANIZED PUBLIC CORRUPTION Conspiracy COVER UP CRIMES you IN FACT committed against an Elderly/Disabled Persons.

Cdewwelch
Cdewwelch

Great work guys.... this is def what I  was looking for to put in my presentation!

Obermann
Obermann

Forbes list of the 10 most miserable places to live had Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach mentioned (1,4 and 7)  Ft. Lauderdale was mentioned for its corruption.  Not only do most of our politicians seem corrupt, I think they control the vote as well.  That's what has to stop.

SB
SB

All concerned citizens this comment has been posted in order to inform you that on or about 03/27/2012 the integrity of the above picturepush url was somehow compromised.  The above referenced picturepush url has now been replaced with the following url:

www  -dot-  flickr  -dot-  com/photos/78444542   -at-   N04/7023295247/sizes/l/in/photostream/

However, to see additional information regarding the ongoing corruption and conspiracy that is at least partly centered in Alachua County, Florida, it is advised that you simply visit the link:

www   -dot-   complaints   -dot-    com/2012/march/14/Corrupt_Judge_David_P._Kreider_now_taints_the_ele_264712.htm

*As was indicated by the instructions in the initial comment, to make the above two links work remove the spaces and replace "-dot-" with "." ; also replace "-at-" with an ampersat (i.e.  the symbol for "at").

Thank you

SB
SB

The dates in #3 and #4 above should both be 02/16/2012, not 02/16/2011.

Also there are seven parties whose names appear on the aforementioned Order. Those parties are as follows:

Martha Ann Lott, Chief Judge and executer of the Order

Polly Cheshire, Court Administration Personnel who forwarded the Order to the five below named parties

Denise R. Ferrero, Administrative County Court Judge & Order recipient

David P. Kreider, County Court Judge & subject of the Order / Order recipient

Ted McFetridge, Court Administrator & Order recipient

Pam Carpenter, Supervisor of Elections & Order recipient

Paula M. DeLaney, Chair of the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners & Order recipient

SB
SB

In numbers 3 and 4 above the dates should both be 02/16/2012, not 02/16/2011.  And in case links are permitted in the comments section here are the two links that are referenced above...they're just straightforward here:

Ahttps://circuit8.org/web/canva...

Bwww5.picturepush.com/photo/a/7... (backup copy)

One final note.  There are seven parties whose names appear on the aforementioned public judicial Order. Those parties are as follows:

Martha Ann Lott, Chief Judge and executer of the Order

Polly Cheshire, Court Administration Personnel who forwarded the Order to the five below named parties

Denise R. Ferrero, Administrative County Court Judge & Order recipient

David P. Kreider, County Court Judge & subject of the Order / Order recipient

Ted McFetridge, Court Administrator & Order recipient

Pam Carpenter, Supervisor of Elections & Order recipient

Paula M. DeLaney, Chair of the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners & Order recipient

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