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Authorities are looking for a Miami Gardens man who has been charged with pretending to be a licensed attorney.

State records show Imer Amando Perez is considered a fugitive, serving a 15-year probation for aggravated child abuse.

The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Perez has been charged with three counts of practicing law without a license, as well as grand theft charges.

State prosecutors say in one incident Perez fashioned a retainer agreement with the family of convicted felon Scotty Posada, collecting $70,000.

Perez allegedly told the Posada family he would “guarantee” the inmate’s release from state prison where he is serving a 27-year term for robbery and kidnapping charges.

Perez also charged $500 to represent a person in traffic court and offered another individual legal services for a non-refundable $20,000 fee, according to the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.

“It is always a shameful act when swindlers walk the halls of our courthouse taking advantage of individuals in need,” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle said in a news release.

“Guaranteeing a legal result, irrelevant of the existing evidence, is the surest sign that some sort of trickery is at play. Don’t be a victim of a scam.”

She suggested that if there are any questions about legal representation, the public can always check a lawyer’s status with the Florida Bar.