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Spam King Aiding Anti-Sheriff Scott Israel Political Committee Built South Florida Porn Empire

Scott Hirsch, the man who sent one million emails to Broward voters on behalf of an anti-Sheriff Scott Israel political committee, helped make Broward county the webcam porn capital of the world. Yesterday, REDBROWARD exposed Hirsch’s $5,000 in-kind contribution to the “Citizens Over Public Safety (COPS)” political committee. The contribution came from Hirsch’s company, Media Direct, Inc. In April, REDBROWARD revealed the committee’s ties to Israel’s Democrat opponent James Fondo and his consultant, Dan Lewis. 

In 2003, Hirsch told TIME magazine he likes to take credit for making South Florida the “spam capital of the world.” Published reports accused Hirsch’s Naviant company of spamming customers on behalf of Miller Brewing, Sprint and General Motors.

In 1998, America Online (AOL) named another one of Hirsch’s companies of spamming users. 

DoMeLive.com

AOL created a “Most Wanted Spammer” list, “detailing what it claims are 10 of the worst purveyors of unsolicited, bulk e-mail on the Net.” One of the websites named was the Fort Lauderdale-based DoMeLive.com.

According to published reports, Scott Hirsch was the owner of DoMeLive.com. Hirsch’s own personal website even lists the 1998 TIME magazine article detailing the goings on at DoMeLive.com.

The website offered live, real time models acting out various sexual situations for a hefty fee. Getty Images captured some behind the scenes peeks into Hirsch’s growing porn empire.

According to Getty, forty women worked for Scott Hirsch. They captioned photographs with the following:

The shows are filmed in studios and broadcast live on the web. The cybersex site provides roughly 8,000 peep show minutes a day at $5.95, a weekly take of about $300,000.

Does James Fondo know about Hirsch’s work in spam and porn? Did consultant Dan Lewis know about Hirsch’s past? Who gave the okay to let Hirsch email one million Broward voters?

Broward voters deserve answers before the August 30 election.


Democrat Consultant Dan Lewis Bought Anti-Broward Sheriff Israel PAC Domain In February

The fingerprints of Democrat consultant Dan Lewis appear to be all over a shadowy political committee opposing the re-election of Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Earlier this month, REDBROWARD reported Lewis met with the backers of the Citizens Over Public Safety (COPS) political committee. On April 2, REDBROWARD first reported the committee backers hoped to use “COPS” to support the campaign of Democrat James Fondo. Sources told REDBROWARD the backers discussed tactics with Lewis including the use of his controversial “blue card” mailer. The pro-Fondo forces plan use COPS to attack Israel while Fondo remains “above the fray.”

According to Broward Supervisor of Elections records, COPS was formed on February 24, 2016 by Dr Michael J. Cohen and accountant Jack Milberry.  COPS mailing address is 2800 W. State Road 84, Suite 105 in Fort Lauderdale. This is the offices of Milberry & Kesselman CPA, LLC.

(According to Broward Supervisor of Elections records, James Fondo signed his paperwork for the Broward Sheriff’s race on March 16, 2016. He listed Jack Milberry as his campaign treasurer using the Milberry & Kesselman CPA, LLC address.)

Acccording to website domain records, Dan Lewis, owner of JNAC Communications and Management Services LLC, purchased domains related to the COPS political committee. The domains were registered in late February 2016. The domains include CitizensOverPublicSafety.com and CitizensOverPublicSafety.net.

Why is Democrat Dan Lewis so eager to openly challenge Sheriff Scott Israel? Lewis is known to use websites and blogs to settle political scores. Last month, REDBROWARD reported Lewis used his Broward Health blog to attack North Broward Hospital District leaders after they rejected his bid for hospital services. Did Lewis have similar issues with the Broward Sheriff’s Office?

We reached out to Lewis for comment. We will update story if he responds.

Fondo Officially Enters Broward Sheriff Race

As first reported by REDBROWARD, James Fondo is the latest Democrat challenging Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. Fondo is set to be supported by the “Citizens Over Public Safety (COPS)” political committee. REDBROWARD was told political consultant Dan Lewis met with the committee’s backers. 

Will Judy Stern help Fondo too? Stay tuned. One of Fondo’s closest friends is former Scott Israel challenger Louis Granteed. 

Our original story can be found here.