Veldora Arthur Knows It Is Always Better in the Bahamas

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Veldora Arthur keeps getting paid on the taxpayers' dime while she plans a vacation.
An assistant Miami fire chief who is on paid administrative leave while she awaits trial on federal mortgage fraud charges wants to get away for a while. The Straw Buyer reports the lawyer representing Veldora Arthur, who is paid $184,336 annually to oversee the fire department's payroll, wants to travel to Freeport, Bahamas, from April 21 to April 24 and then to Charlotte, North Carolina, from May 26 to May 31.

Arthur has pleaded not guilty to the charges of wire and mail fraud in an alleged $10 million mortgage fraud scheme involving several units in an Aventura condo building.


The department's first black female firefighter was indicted this past February 3. Prosecutors allege Arthur and three other individuals allowed a man named Neil Fagan to use their identities and credit to fraudulently obtain mortgages to buy six condos at 3370 NE 190th St.. The closing agent, who was also indicted, funneled the loan proceeds to Fagan, who then allegedly paid kickbacks to Arthur and the three other fake buyers. Through her attorney, Arthur has denied any criminal wrongdoing.


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Chief Kemp?
Chief Kemp?

Is Veldora on North Carolina or the Bahamas? No show job? Chief Kemp?

Stealing tax money
Stealing tax money

Veldora Arthur wants to take her $1,500 per day pay ON THE ROAD. Chief Kemp know she is going to the Bahamas while collecting money from the taxpayers?

What's up with these indicted fire union members?

Paid vacation for indictment
Paid vacation for indictment

Wow. This fire employee gets paid $1,400 per day to sit at home?

She gets indicted for mortgage fraud so her boss gives her a paid vacation?

Fire Dept No-Show job
Fire Dept No-Show job

Another No-Show job?

Who signs her paychecks?

Miami Fire Department

$80 Mil budget hides $300,000 for indicted employee Veldora Arthur.

No show job
No show job

This City of Miami Fire Department employee gets indicted. Now sits at home getting paid $1,500 per day. Of the taxpayers money.

No wonder Miami is broke.

Crime Pays Well
Crime Pays Well

This City of Miami fire union member has a pay and benefit package that pays her $1,300 per day. Even better, for her, she stays home because she was indicted for mortgage fraud.Now she wants to travel and the taxpayers pay.

No wonder taxpayers hate fire union members.

P_Nis
P_Nis

Pathetic. Nice work guys.

Trestimbales
Trestimbales

Nice try. She is not a union member. She is not represented by the union. She is a suckbutt appointee by the City Manager. Union members are held accountable, political appointees like her just keep kissing ass to keep their scam.

mfd slave
mfd slave

when u r in admin leave or suspended with pay like she should be , u have to report by phone twice a day and stay at ur house during working hours. how ironic she was the one u had to report to and was the biggest asshole doing so.

anonymous
anonymous

Write much, do you? Is this the best that the MFD can put on the floor these days? "when u r in admin leave..." Yikes.

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