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  • Tea Party: Sheriff endorsement not dirty trick

     Tea Party: Sheriff endorsement not dirty trick
       [UPDATED with responses from Roger Stone and the South Florida Tea Party] An upset voter called yesterday to say she'd gotten a robocall from the South Florida Tea Party   endorsing Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti. It was enough to make her re-...
  • Rothstein says he bribed cops and politicians, associated with the mob

    Rothstein says he bribed cops and politicians, associated with the mob
    Convicted fraudster Scott Rothstein said he paid off law enforcement officers, judges and local politicians as he handed off about $1 million in bribes, according to attorneys who sat through his extraordinary testimony the past two weeks. "We were...
  • Rothstein has spoken ... so what did we learn?

    For more than 70 hours, billion-dollar fraudster Scott Rothstein talked and talked, answering questions for the first time under oath. He mapped out how he constructed the largest financial swindle in South Florida history, leveled damaging accusations at...
  • The Ultimate Ponzi: Scott Rothstein book excerpts

    The Ultimate Ponzi: Scott Rothstein book excerpts
    Every region of the country has its Ponzi villain, but it’s hard to imagine another who could match Fort Lauderdale’s pugnacious despot Scott Rothstein for the audacity of his $1.4 billion crime against friends, neighbors, co-workers and...
  • From Versace Mansion to TLC's "Four Houses

    From Versace Mansion to TLC's "Four Houses
    It's not like her appearance on TLC's "Four Houses" on Monday, July 30th at 10 p.m. EST will be Katia Bates' first time in the interior design spotlight. After all, the Fort Lauderdale resident re-did the Versace Mansion in South Beach...twice. But...
  • Kim Rothstein sentencing contest: Win your own loot!

    Kim Rothstein sentencing contest: Win your own loot!
    Can Kim Rothstein’s infamous cache of hidden jewels offer the opportunity to score some loot of your own? Of course -- it's South Florida, right?   It seems only fitting that there will be elements of black humor and extravagance in the air when ...
  • Want to bet on Kim Rothstein's prison term?

    Want to bet on Kim Rothstein's prison term?
    In the saga of Fort Lauderdale's infamous Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein and his wife, Kim, don't count author Chuck Malkus as the former power couple's biggest fan. "People are fed up with fraudulent acts and a message needs to be sent. It's time to...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Ponzi schemes, the Everglades and foreclosures

     
    TALLAHASSEE — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… But we've still got plenty of news to share. Here are the top five stories you should be reading. * Convicted Ponzi schemer and former political fundraiser Scott Rothstein said...
  • Forget $310 million Powerball dreams -- I'll settle for 3 percent mortgage

     
    Random thoughts for a dreary Friday morning: --Powerball is up to $310 million, and even though you have a better chance of getting struck by lightning just after you sprout wings while on a date with a supermodel, most everybody......
  • Power broker Bill Scherer cashing in on Rothstein's crimes

     
    Here's one of the best plotlines of the ongoing Scott Rothstein Ponzi saga: the man who stands to gain the most from Rothstein's downfall is a power broker whose star was eclipsed briefly by Rothstein. That would be Fort Lauderdale......
  • Friday Morning Reads: FAMU, PIP and Ponzi schemes

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the Friday morning reads. Here are the top five government and political stories we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that suspects have surrendered in the FAMU hazing case. * The Sun-...