Michael Dippolito

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    March 7, 2012

    Dalia Dippolito Murder-for-Hire Story on Investigation Discovery Tonight

    Improbable as it may sound, there is an entire television series devoted to people who hire hit men to kill their loved/hated ones. The Investigation Discovery show Nothing Personal is hosted by Steve Schirripa, the jovial comedian who played Bobby Baccalieri on The Sopranos. Now ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Dalia Dippolito Saga on Snapped: The Abridged, Pro-Michael Dippolito Version

    ​​For the national media, Dalia Dippolito's murder-for-hire saga is the gift that keeps on giving. Boynton Beach's most infamous newlywed has been convicted of plotting to have her husband whacked, and is now on house arrest while appealing that conviction. Yet national TV crime shows are s ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    UPDATED: Who Will Help Dalia Dippolito Skip Jail and Post $500K Bond?

    PBSODalia got the dough she needed.​UPDATE: Dalia Dippolito posted the $500,000 bond on Monday and is now on house arrest at her mother's home in Boynton Beach. She'll remain there while appealing her conviction for solicitation to commit murder.August 11, 2011: After calling her "pure evil" and s ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    Dalia Dippolito's Lover Backed Her Reality-TV Defense

    PBSODalia Dippolito is now facing 20 years in the slam.​Many observers have wondered why Dalia Dippolito chose a reality television defense to explain why she plotted to have her husband killed. Her attorney argued that Dalia's attempt to hire a hit man was part of an elaborate ruse designed to ma ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Michael Dippolito's Finances Explained -- Sort Of

    Mike Dippolito bought a Porsche instead of paying his victims.​While his wife, Dalia, was on trial for plotting to have him killed, Michael Dippolito was also in the hot seat. Dalia's defense attorney grilled him for hours on the witness stand, questioning why Michael borrowed money from Dalia to ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Judge Calls Dalia Dippolito "Pure Evil;" Michael Dippolito Says He Feels "Shit On" In Court

    Boynton Beach Police DepartmentThe happy couple.​In a murder-for-hire case inhabited by a circus of bizarre, conniving characters, Dalia Dippolito's sentencing hearing today in Palm Beach Circuit Court lived up to its promise of tabloid-worthy antics.Michael Dippolito, the husband and ex-felon Dal ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Dalia Dippolito Guilty Verdict Comes After a Reality-TV Defense Not Based on Actual Reality

    When Dalia Dippolito's trial began on charges that she tried to have her husband killed, her defense attorney dropped a bombshell. Attorney Michael Salnick claimed in opening statements that Dalia's husband, Michael, had planned the whole thing in an attempt to get on reality TV. It was a crazy defe ... More >>

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    April 27, 2011

    Michael Dippolito to Get Grilled Today During Dalia Dippolito's Trial

    What were you doing with all that money, Michael Dippolito?​Boynton Beach's most shameless newlyweds are in court this week, as Dalia Dippolito goes to trial for allegedly plotting to have her husband, Michael, killed. (Read New Times' cover story on the case for all the juicy details.)Yesterday, ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Dalia Dippolito's Trial Rules (Shhh. Don't Mention She Was an Escort)

    Boynton Beach Police DepartmentDalia and Michael Dippolito, before all the drama.​Dalia Dippolito, the Boynton Beach newlywed accused of plotting to have her husband killed, was in court yesterday preparing for her April 25 trial. Her lawyers and prosecutors from the Palm Beach State Attorney's Of ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Michael Dippolito Refuses to Reveal Finances, Pleads the Fifth

    Michael Dippolito won't open his wallet.​Michael Dippolito, the Boynton Beach man who gained national fame when his wife was accused of plotting to have him killed, wants to keep his finances secret, for fear he may be charged with a crime.Dippolito, a felon, has spent more than a year battling a ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's Valentine's Day Wishes

    Courtesy of Boynton Beach Police Department.The happy couple.​Between her racy text messages to a secret lover and videos of her rendezvous with a supposed hit man, there's little evidence left to scandalize followers of Dalia Dippolito's salacious murder-for-hire tale. Yet buried in a mountain of ... More >>

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    May 23, 2010

    In Honor of Tonight's Finale, A List of Locals We'd Like to See Sent to the Island of LOST

    ​The hatch, the polar bear, the glowing cave, the smoke monster, the eternal battle for the soul of man, the perpetual five-o'clock shadows. It all ends tonight. Unless you've been (John) Locked in a closet for the better part of the decade, this cryptic, enigmatic television show-turned-cultural ... More >>

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    May 21, 2010

    Police: Dalia Dippolito Offered to Hire a Cop to Investigate Her Husband

    Courtesy Palm Beach County State Attorney's OfficeDalia Dippolito meets with an undercover cop.​Dalia Dippolito, South Florida's most infamous escort, has already been accused of hiring an undercover Boynton Beach police officer to kill her husband.But a newly released police report alleges that s ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    More Questions About Michael Dippolito's Finances

    Courtesy of the Boynton Beach Police DepartmentThe Dippolitos in happier times.​In between professing love for her California boyfriend and plotting ways to have her husband arrested, phone records show that Dalia Dippolito made some interesting allegations about Michael Dippolito's finances.She t ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's Multiple Lovers and Schemes

    Did Dalia's lovers know about each other?​Dalia Dippolito tried to enlist at least two ex-lovers to help in her plot to have her husband arrested or bankrupted. But did the two men know about each other? And did they both know about her alleged murder plot?Text messages released this week by the P ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's Life as a Working Woman

    Dalia Dippolito kept texting clients, even when she couldn't follow through.​She met her husband while working as a professional escort. But even after they married, Dalia Dippolito never completely gave up her past life.According to phone records included in the the Palm Beach County State Attorn ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's X-Rated Text Messages

    Courtesy Boynton Beach police department.Dalia and Michael Dippolito.​Professing love via racy text messages, and telling him "cant wait to fuck ur hard cock," professional escort Dalia Dippolito convinced an ex-lover to help her try to bankrupt her new husband. According to lengthy text message t ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010
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    January 21, 2010

    Best Dippolito Blogs

    Courtesy of Palm Beach County State Attorney's OfficeDalia Dippolito meets with an undercover cop.​This week's New Times cover story explores the bizarre marriage between Michael Dippolito, a convicted fraudster; and his wife, Dalia, who's accused of trying to have him killed. The Juice has been c ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Sentinel Finally Discovers Michael Dippolito's Paternity Battle

    Courtesy of Florida Department of CorrectionsIs Michael Dippolito really shocked to have a son?​When the Juice called Michael Dippolito in early December to ask about the 11-year-old son he fathered and abandoned, his response was simple: "I don't even know what you're talking about,"  he sai ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    Michael Dippolito's Business Partner

    Courtesy of Palm Beach County State Attorney's OfficeDalia meets with the "hit man."​When Dalia Dippolito met with an undercover Boynton Beach cop to plan her husband's murder, she revealed some interesting details about Michael Dippolito's finances.Dalia told the cop -- who she thought was a hit ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Caught on Tape: Dalia Dippolito Tells Her Friend to Hire a Hit Man

    For anyone with lingering doubts about Dalia Dippolito's alleged plot to have her husband killed, this is required viewing.Dippolito doesn't realize her longtime friend has become a confidential informant for the police, and his car is wired with surveillance equipment. At the end of their conversa ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010

    The Unhappy Dippolito Marriage

    Dalia Dippolito wasn't as happily married as her husband thought.​When his wife was arrested for allegedly plotting to have him killed last August, Boynton Beach resident Michael Dippolito said he was shocked. He told police that he and Dalia Dippolito were on a "fast-track" relationship, and got ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 30, 2009

    Dalia Dippolito's Shopping Habits

    Dalia Dippolito knows how to spend money.​There's been much speculation about the private life of Dalia Dippolito -- her lovers, her cosmetically-enhanced body, her lust for cash -- ever since she was arrested in August for allegedly plotting to have her husband killed.According to the confidentia ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Dalia and Michael Dippolito's Domestic Dispute

    Dalia and Michael Dippolito were fighting about money long before her arrest.​Just before 8 a.m. on April 2, the Boynton Beach police got a call from a neighbor who lived near Dalia and Michael Dippolito.The anonymous caller reported hearing screaming, yelling, and banging coming from the Dippolit ... More >>

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    December 22, 2009

    Michael Dippolito Says He Has Links to Organized Crime

    Florida Department of CorrectionsDippolito says he has friends in the family.​He pleaded guilty to running an investment scam. He skipped out on a hearing on drug -related charges in Philadelphia. He was once arrested for soliciting prostitution from an undercover Broward sheriff's deputy. He alle ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Following the Dippolito Money

    Why was Dippolito transferring so much money to his wife?​If you want to be confused, try following Michael Dippolito's explanation for why he gave his wife, Dalia, tens of thousands of dollars in the months before she allegedly tried to have him killed.Michael told Boynton Beach police that he ow ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Broward State Attorney's Office Will Examine Michael Dippolito's Finances

    Florida Department of CorrectionsMichael Dippolito says his wife stole his restitution money.​The Broward State Attorney's Office plans to investigate Michael Dippolito's restitution payments to victims of a foreign currency investment scam he ran eight years ago.At least one victim of the scam, O ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    Michael Dippolito Police Interview: "I'm not a drug dealer, I never was"

    The day his wife was arrested for allegedly trying to have him killed, Boynton Beach police officers conducted a lengthy, videotaped, sworn interview with Michael Dippolito.  Dippolito talked calmly and openly about the many strange things that had happened since he hired an esco ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Michael Dippolito's Criminal History: A Timeline

    Florida Department of CorrectionsThere's a bench warrant for Dippolito in Philadelphia.​Commenters on this blog have been asking about Michael Dippolito's arrest record in his native Philadelphia. At this point, we don't know much, except that there is an active bench warrant, issued in 1993, afte ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Source: DNA Tests Show Michael Dippolito Fathered Boca Woman's Child

    Flickr user: Pink Sherbert PhotographyTests show Dippolito is the baby's daddy.​DNA test results show that Michael Dippolito is the father of an 11-year-old boy who lives west of Boca Raton, according to a confidential source. The child's mother, Karen Tanne, alleges in a paternity suit that Dippo ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    Dippolito Fraud Victims Get a Pittance for Their Trouble

    flickr user: bradipoNemeth lost $20,000 in Dippolito's scam.​Every month, George Nemeth gets a check in the mail from the Florida Department of Corrections. Sometimes it's for $8, sometimes $9.12. Once, the amount spiked to $10.18.At this rate, it will be 167 years before Nemeth recovers the $20,0 ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Michael Dippolito's Fraud Scheme: Take Investors' Money, Buy Phone Sex

    Florida Department of CorrectionsDippolito is still on probation for the scheme.​Long before he made headlines as the victim of his wife's alleged plot to have him killed, Michael Dippolito had a scheme of his own.From a Boca Raton apartment, he ran a telemarketing business that preyed on stranger ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    UPDATED: Boca Woman Alleges Michael Dippolito Fathered Her Child

    Florida Department of CorrectionsToday is Dippolito's deadline to submit his DNA.​Eleven years before he married the woman who allegedly tried to have him killed, Michael Dippolito admits he "may have" fathered a son with another woman who lives west of Boca Raton.According to a paternity suit fil ... More >>

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    December 1, 2009

    Dalia Dippolito's "Love u" Texts to a Mystery Man

    Dalia Dippolito knows how to keep a man waiting.​Eleven days before she was arrested for allegedly attempting to have her husband killed, Dalia Dippolito was exchanging romantic text messages with another man who was waiting for her to come visit him at a local Marriott.The man, who has a Californ ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Hope for Lesbian Love Angle in Dippolito Case Crashes on Cutting Room Floor

    Photo: Palm Beach Sheriff's OfficeDippolito: a straight woman who allegedly took an crooked path​In the last 24 hours, Palm Beach Post reporters Andrew Marra and Michael LaForgia have had some terrific scoops on the Dalia Dippolito murder-for-hire story: that a recent deed transfer revealed Dippol ... More >>