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Emperor, Mysterious Florida Company, Bilked Feds out of $750,000

May 7, 2013 - 6:00pm

The Emperor Organization, a Florida nonprofit company supposedly set up to offer educational and charitable help to businesses, received three-quarters of a million dollars in federal money three and four years ago -- but now it's disappeared off the map and may have been nothing more than an illusion.

Florida Watchdog traveled from Miami to Tallahassee in an attempt to find clues as to the whereabouts of the firm and its president, Derron Bennett, who, according to records, received a grant of $200,000 in August 2009 and another $550,000 in April 2010.

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