Who is Juan Mercado? Wiki, Biography, Age, Arrested over Sex with Women, Charges, Investigation Report

Juan Mercado Wiki – Biography

Miami lawyer Juan Mercado, was an assistant state attorney when he told the woman charged with domestic battery that he would “make her case go away” in exchange for sex, according to a release about his arrest.

Juan Mercado Age

He is 29 years old.

Ex-prosecutor accused of offering help with case for sex

According to authorities, A former Florida prosecutor has been busted for pressuring a woman into having sex with him to get her charges dropped.

Mercado was not the assigned prosecutor, but he accessed records and provided information and advice to the woman, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

“Mercado had a sexual relationship with a woman in exchange for offering to help with her pending criminal case,” the department said, without detailing when it took place.

Mercado — who had since left the State Attorney’s Office and opened a private practice in Miami — was busted Wednesday on bribery charges.

Miami-Dade’s jail records show that Mercado has posted bond, though the amount wasn’t available. It wasn’t clear if he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

Charges and Arrested over Sex with Women

Juan Mercado, 29, was booked into Miami-Dade Jail after officers from the police department acted on a warrant for his arrest on bribery charges.

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Mercado had worked out of the state attorney’s office in Charlotte County.

The 20th Judicial Circuit covers Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counties.

Samantha Syoen, communications director for the State Attorney’s Office of the 20th Judicial Circuit, said Mercado was employed from May 22, 2017, until his resignation on Feb. 5, 2019.

Gov. Ron DeSantis assigned the State Attorney’s Office for the 12th Judicial Circuit to investigate and potentially prosecute the case on April 5 after 20th Judicial Circuit state’s attorney Amira Fox voluntarily disqualified herself and requested the case be reassigned.

The executive assignment was set to expire in two months.

Mercado was said to have offered to “make her case go away” in exchange for sex.

Investigation Report

According to an FDLE news release, An investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found that Mercado engaged in a sexual relationship with a woman in exchange for helping her with a domestic battery case.

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