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  • 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...
  • Review: Vivo Partenza in Boca Raton

    <b>Review:</b> Vivo Partenza in Boca Raton
    Overall impression: Vivo Partenza represents the resurrection of Tony Bova's luxury restaurant empire. His restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton closed after his business partner Scott Rothstein was revealed to be running a massive Ponzi scheme....
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Sheriff's race: Who's funding anti-Lamberti slime ads?

     
    As I wrote for my Tuesday print column, the Broward Sheriff's race rematch between incumbent Al Lamberti and Democratic challenger Scott Israel is getting nasty, and now there's a new wrinkle: anti-Lamberti slime ads that have just starting airing on........
  • Friday Morning Reads: Foreclosure funds, Board of Governors and elections

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel writes that Gov. Rick Scott gains more control of the higher ed system with new appointments to the Board of Governors. *...
  • Hiring city officers for protection raises questions

    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. "Until you'...
  • Sheriff's No. 2 has a high-ranking friend: Gov. Crist

    Sheriff's No. 2 has a high-ranking friend: Gov. Crist
    A high-ranking Broward sheriff's official under scrutiny for his association with Scott Rothstein has a friend and patron in high places: Gov. Charlie Crist. Tom Wheeler, second in command at the Broward Sheriff's Office, was a fraternity brother of...