Miami among most corrupt cities in America, report says

By Jeff Tavss - Executive Producer
Associated Press

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle uses a billing statement from Steve Bateman, the Mayor of Homestead, Fla., as she announced during a Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 press conference that Bateman was hauled away from his home…

CHICAGO - There are a bunch of Top 10 lists that Miami officials are happy to be a part of, but this is not one of them.

From the "Tell me something I don't know" file, Miami was named one of the most corrupt cities in the U.S.

According to a report from the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Magic City (aka, Miami) was named the fifth most corrupt city in the country.

The report was based on federal corruption convictions between 1976 and 2017, according to WBBM. During that time, Miami had 1,165 convictions.

Top 10 Most Corrupt Cities in America:

  1. Chicago
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Manhattan
  4. Washington, DC
  5. MIAMI
  6. Newark
  7. Cleveland
  8. Philadelphia
  9. Richmond
  10. Brooklyn


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