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Florida Ex-Congressman Arrested Over Secret Contract With Venezuela

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Former Representative David Rivera and a longtime associate were charged with conspiracy and failure to register as foreign agents, among other crimes.
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Feds arrest ex-Florida Rep. David Rivera on charges connected to Venezuela

Feds arrest ex-Florida Rep. David Rivera on charges connected to Venezuela

1 month ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Former Florida Rep. David Rivera, who had successfully outflanked a series of investigations during his lengthy political and consulting career, was arrested Monday by federal authorities in connection with an ongoing probe into his work with Venezuela's authoritarian regime. Rivera, who represented a Miami-area district from 2011 to 2013, was detained in Georgia on Wednesday in connection with a Miami grand jury indictment issued last month. His arrest was first reported by The Associated Press. According to the indictment unsealed on Monday night, Rivera and his...
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