Mikel Jones

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Longtime Alcee Hastings Aide Mikel Jones Has Law License Suspended

    Mikel D. Jones, a former aide to Democratic South Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings, has been suspended from practicing law pending further judgment from the Florida Supreme Court.Jones (and his wife) were convicted in November of conspiracy, money laundering, and multiple counts of both wire fraud and ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Alcee Hastings Named One of Washington's "Most Corrupt Politicians"

    ​South Florida's Congressional delegation doesn't seem to receive praise too often. That would include this week's report from the right-wing organization Judicial Watch, which named Washington's ten "most corrupt politicians."Perhaps not too surprisingly, Rep. Alcee Hastings -- along with Miami R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Former Alcee Hastings Aide Convicted on 30 Counts in Fraud Case

    ​Mikel Jones, a former aide to Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings, was convicted for his role in a scheme to defraud a New York venture capital fund that financed the operation of his Philadelphia law firm.Jones, a 55-year-old Boynton Beach resident, was convicted of conspiracy, money laundering, 14 c ... More >>

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    Swimming Against the Tide

    Hallandale Beach's black community, ignored for years, loses another round