Wilfredo A. Ferrer is a busy man. As the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, he oversees an office that’s won scores of high profile cases and succeeded in sending lots of criminals up for some serious prison time. If I were stupid enough to commit a federal crime, I’d tremble just hearing Ferrer’s name.
Here we are only eleven days into March, and the U.S. Attorney has already issued press releases on eight major cases. That’s in addition to the 69 he issued in January and February. So far in March, the diverse felonies for which Ferrer is seeking justice include tax, election and identity fraud, as well as a child pornography case and an armed bank robbery.
This month’s list of federal crimes begins with the conviction of thirty-eight year old Jeaneno Florent of North Miami for wire fraud, (more…)