Miami Beach Official Resigns, Set To Plead Guilty

posted by Nathalie Rodriguez - 

UPDATE 9:00 a.m.

Michael Grieco has submitted his letter of resignation via e-mail effective immediately.  He's accused of campaign finance law violations.

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A Miami Beach official will admit to wrongdoing and resign.  

Commissioner Michael Grieco is expected to plead guilty to violating campaign finance law and submit his resignation this morning.  A source tells the "Miami Herald" Grieco will serve one year of probation and will be banned from running for public office in that time. 

Grieco was elected four years ago and had already abandoned plans for re-election.

He issued this letter this morning:

Michael Grieco Drops Out of Mayoral Race
Michael Grieco Drops Out of Mayoral Race
Instead of running for Miami Beach Mayor, Greico says he'll run for re-election to his commission seat.
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