Fla. Appeals Court Revives Corruption Case Against Mayor

Law360, Miami (July 24, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday reinstated corruption charges against Tamarac mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco, who the state claims received financial benefits from real estate developers during her 2006 campaign in exchange for voting for a project that passed after her election.

While stressing that it was not ruling on whether Talabisco is guilty, the Fourth District Court of Appeal panel reversed a trial court's dismissal, saying the facts the state will rely on constitute a sufficient case for potential guilt and that a jury should determine...
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