Mikey Verdugo Still A Cop!

The Law Offices of George Castrataro, P.A.

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

BY STEVE ROTHAUS

Mike Verdugo, the fired Hollywood cop who once appeared in a gay porn film, can keep his police certification, a 19-member state panel ruled  Thursday morning.

"Now this really puts the cards in Mikey's hand, the appeal of Mikey's arbitration," said Wilton Manors attorney George Castrataro, who is handling the case for free.

Castrataro said he believes the arbitrator in the case,  "didn't have a strong comfort level at all with LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] issues."

Read the full article at the Miami Herald.

The same article also appeared on line in the  Sun-Sentinel :

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/hollywood/fl-verdugo-license–update-20100812,0,4650749.story

and elsewhere:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/social-issues/pornography/14011000.topic

http://www.edgeftlauderdale.com/

http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2010/08/12/Porn_Cop_Keeps_Police_Certification/

http://www.tampabay.com/blogs/bizarre/content/cop-fights-firing-over-porn-video

http://interceder.net/i/Hialeah

http://www.velvetparkmedia.com/

http://news.bostonherald.com/news/national/south/view/20100811fired_

for_not_disclosing_gay_porn_work_

former_cop_sues_to_get_job_back/

http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/national_world/stories/2010/08/13/ex-cop-sues-after-he-was-fired-for-not-revealing-porn-film-work.html?sid=101

http://sec.floridatoday.com/article/0eufd4E0vI0MK?q=Haiti

http://www.mademark.net/