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CRESPOGRAM REPORT

OCTOBER 1, 2013

THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS PLAN
PART II
WHAT ARE THE ODDS THAT LUIS CABRERA WOULD BE INVOLVED IN ANOTHER QUESTIONABLE HIRE? THIS ONE POSSIBLY INVOLVING HIS TWIN BROTHER JUAN
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THE BROTHERS CABRERA

Late last year I got a SecretSender message informing me that Luis Cabrera had arranged for the girlfriend of his twin brother Juan - yes Luis has a twin brother AND a half-brother named Juan - to get a job in the city.


She was hired, I was told, as a Coordinator in the city’s Film Office.


For whatever reason, the message and the information slipped through the cracks, and while it lingered somewhere in the back recesses of my mind, I never really followed up on it.


A couple months ago, I got another SecretSender message informing me that she had been fired.  This time I did try to find out what was what, but I got the name wrong, and then I got involved with all the craziness that has happened in the last month, so it took my latest story about Luis Cabrera and the deal with his half-brother Juan at the Parks Department for someone to call me up and explain to me the whole story, and give me the woman’s correct name.  In fact, I’ve gotten several folks to come forward to provide me hard information about this story, and I’m grateful to all of them.


The young woman’s name is Maybel Brito.  She was hired, just like Cabrera’s half-brother was hired, as a result of a Inter-Office Memo, requesting that a position be filed.


Here is that Memo.

As you can see, this time Luis Cabrera actually signed the Memo.


From all reports that I’ve been able to get from folks who knew her, Maybel was a competent employee, who actually showed up and did a good job.


On August 16, 2013, someone - I don’t know who - showed up at Maybel’s desk and handed her the following letter.

Make no mistake, while this letter was signed by Danny Alfonso, the person who orchestrated this nasty little letter was Luis Cabrera with an assist from Vincent Betancourt, who is Cabrera’s hand-picked errand boy.


I know that a lot of folks feel that Danny Alfonso is a good guy, and he’s been certainly a welcome replacement for Johnny “The Doormat” Martinez, as the Acting City Manager, but, the fact that he signed off on both the Juan Cabrera deal  AND this deal, which included co-signing the Memo that hired her AND worse, signing the letter that FIRED her does not reflect well on Alfonso’s judgement.  Once might be excused.  twice means you’re part of the gang!


VINCENT BETANCOURT DID NOT HAVE NICE THINGS TO SAY ABOUT MAYBEL BRITO


This afternoon I called Vincent Betancourt, the City of Miami Film Commissioner who was Maybel Brito’s boss to ask him about Ms. Brito. 


He was very forthcoming in trashing her as an employee.  He said she was incompetent, created problems in the work place, argued with other employees, especially at staff meetings, and Vincent was all to happy to accept the responsibility for being the one who went to Acting City Manager Danny Alfonso to request that she be fired.


Betancourt also admitted under questioning that he had no documents to support his claims that Brito was a bad employee, claiming that because she was an “Unclassified” employee he did not believe he was required to write any memos or make any written record of her supposedly bad behavior, or to provide her with any written suggestions on how to correct that behavior.


Now, he might have gone to Alfonso with this story, but the truth of the matter is that Maybel Brito, as far as I can establish, as I stated above, was a good and decent employee, and Betancourt’s account is little more than a fabrication to cover for Luis Cabrera’s asshole behavior.


Betancourt’s own hiring cannot withstand much scrutiny, or the fact that he too is a relative of Regalado in some convulted way.


I must also point out here that I tried to have a conversation with Ms. Brito this afternoon, and she denied that the rumors of her and Juan Cabrera being lovers were true before she hung up.


Now, that’s her story, and maybe she’ll stick with it, and maybe in the days to come evidence will surface that in fact she and Juan Cabrera are, or were a couple. I certainly appreciate the predicament that she finds herself in, but if she and Juan Cabrera were, or are a couple I suspect that it won’t be long before someone sends me a photo or some other document that makes her claim harder to deny.


Regardless of any romantic relationship, I feel confidant enough from the information that I have been provided to claim without reservations that Luis Cabrera was the person behind the deal that arranged for Maybe Brito to be hired by the City of Miami for $50,000 a year, or $20,000 more than she had ever earned in her young life.


Here is the letter that hired her.

What we have here is another example of an act of Abuse of Power and Nepotism by Luis Cabrera.


If the information that I have been provided turns out to be even only half true, this deal is nastier than my previous story of how Luis Cabrera arranged the hiring of his half-brother Juan and his wife.


I was going to file another ethics complaint to go along with this story, and I probably still will do that, but in the course of writing this story I was provided some more information that I want to investigate because I think that this case in addition to being about Abuse of Power and nepotism also includes some other nasty activities that need to be exposed.


On thing that I can reveal in closing is that reliable sources have told me that Beverly Pruitt, the Director of Human Resources has supposedly gone to Danny Alfonso to ask that Human Resources be taken away from the control of Luis Cabrera because of his behavior.


Stay turned folks, this story is far from over and it’s only going to get worse from here.


It’s Miami, Bitches!