| Jun 24, 2009
| 3:29 PM
Tax collectors hit the streets Wednesday in a sweep of hundreds of business -- demanding they pay delinquent bills or have their equipment and furnishings sold at auction.
Customers were exercising at a downtown Fort Lauderdale gym when collection agents...
| Nov 19, 2009
What was once a bustling law firm in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale is no more.
Three weeks after allegations came to light that Scott Rothstein was involved in a potentially $1 billion Ponzi scheme, the 70 attorneys at the firm he co-founded,...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 6:47 PM
Scott Rothstein's attorney said that he will try to prevent the sale of photos of the disbarred attorney and politicians that lined his office walls.
An auction company plans to sell off all the items left behind from the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law...
| Nov 17, 2009
Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott Rothstein has asked to voluntarily surrender his license to practice law, the latest fallout of his alleged $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
The Florida Bar's executive committee approved Rothstein's request for disbarment Tuesday...
| Nov 21, 2009
| 7:07 PM
Wealthy Fort Lauderdale businessmen, hedge funds, money managers for the ultrarich — the sweep of Scott Rothstein's alleged $1 billion Ponzi scheme is beginning to emerge.
The alleged fraud even vacuumed up the little guy. A Miami man who owns an...
| Nov 16, 2009
Ten days before Scott Rothstein flew to Morocco as his alleged Ponzi scheme was about to implode, he sent an e-mail to every attorney in the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm.
"We have a client that was a United States citizen until about 6 months ago....
| Dec 23, 2009
A team of accountants sifting through the wreckage of disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein's law firm is providing a fractured window into the financial juggling of the man suspected of one of South Florida's largest swindles.
From the incomplete and...
| Nov 20, 2009
A Fort Lauderdale family who invested more than $100 million in attorney Scott Rothstein's alleged Ponzi scheme filed a lawsuit Friday against him, TD Bank and three of its executives, and four people inside Rothstein's law firm.
| Jan 5, 2010
Mega Ponzi scheme suspect Scott Rothstein plans to plead guilty in his racketeering and conspiracy case by the end of this month, his attorney announced in federal court Wednesday morning.
Federal prosecutors revealed little during the brief hearing ...
| Jul 10, 2009
High-profile attorney Scott Rothstein, concerned about security since a friend and colleague was strangled in March 2008, is paying city police to guard his home 24 hours a day -- a unique arrangement that could cost him almost $400,000 year.
| Mar 3, 2010
| 8:19 AM
Scott Rothstein's right-hand woman at his Fort Lauderdale law firm -- chief operating officer Debra Villegas -- is expected to be charged with money-laundering conspiracy within the next week. That would make her the first alleged co-conspirator named...