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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Ana Alliegro Sentenced For Having Violated The Federal Election Campaign Act



Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, announce that Ana Alliegro, 44, of Miami, was sentenced to six months in prison, six months of house arrest, and two years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Robert N. Scola, Jr. for having violated the Federal Election Campaign Act in connection with the Democratic Party primary election for Florida’s 26th Congressional District.

Previously, Alliegro pled guilty to engaging in a conspiracy to make false statements to the Federal Election Commission and to violate the contribution limits of the Federal Election Campaign Act (Count 1); making a false statement (Count 2); and making illegal campaign contributions (Counts 3 & 4).

Mr. Ferrer commended the investigative efforts of the FBI’s Miami Area Corruption Task Force. The case is being prosecuted by Senior Litigation Counsel Thomas J. Mulvihill.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida at http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/fls. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Southern District of Florida at http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov or on http://pacer.flsd.uscourts.gov.

Updated March 12, 2015