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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
GRIECO CASE CLOSED
Observers reported that it was not that nearly dramatic, nor poignant, nor bittersweet, as Michael Grieco signed the rights waiver former and answered the plea colloquy questions from Judge Sam Slom in a clear and steady voice on Tuesday morning. Hours before arriving at court, Grieco, as required by his plea agreement, resigned as City Commissioner for Miami Beach, perhaps ending a promising political career.
And perhaps not.
Because adjudication was withheld, and all the plea agreement requires is that Grieco not run for office during the time he is on probation.
Stranger things have happened.
And perhaps with an eye to the future, Grieco sent out this email to his supporters. We just have one question: What is "Floatopia" and why did Grieco battle against it?