Miami Lakes votes to pay Michael Pizzi $1.7 million in legal fees in bribery case

DEVELOPING STORY: In the first council meeting for a new council member, without any real public notice, the Miami Lakes Council narrowly voted Tuesday to offer former Mayor Michael Pizzi, who was arrested in 2013 on federal bribery charges in an FBI sting, a $1.7 million settlement for legal fees incurred during the criminal trial.

Las malas lenguas had told Ladra weeks ago after the runoff election that this would happen.

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