Federal and State officials harshly prosecute corruption charges including bribery of public elected officials. Prosecution for federal bribery charges include cases tat involve public officials performing certain acts in return for monetary benefit as well as city and state officials who submissively accept gifts and small payments. The federal government has used the bribery statute, RICO, and federal mail fraud laws to prosecute official corruption charges in South Florida. Kenneth Padowitz, P.A. has effectively represented clients faced with public corruption charges at the local and federal level.