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  • Rothstein adviser charged with fraud and conspiracy

    Rothstein adviser charged with fraud and conspiracy
    The financial adviser who Scott Rothstein testified knew about his elaborate fraud has been indicted on related criminal charges. Michael Szafranski, 36, of Surfside, is charged with one count of wire fraud conspiracy and 11 counts of wire fraud. He...
  • Rothstein's former general counsel gets prison for fraud

    Rothstein's former general counsel gets prison for fraud
    Scott Rothstein's former general counsel at the notorious Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Friday for wire fraud conspiracy. David Boden, 53, of Hallandale Beach, expressed remorse during his sentencing...
  • Broker sentenced for role in Rothstein case

    Broker sentenced for role in Rothstein case
    A broker who played a role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday for wire fraud conspiracy. Richard L. Pearson, 57, of Miami, worked in the Fort Lauderdale building that housed the Rothstein...
  • Kim Rothstein out of prison, moved to halfway house

    Kim Rothstein out of prison, moved to halfway house
    Kim Rothstein was released from federal prison Tuesday but she's not quite free yet. Rothstein, 40, the soon-to-be ex-wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, was released from the women's prison in Coleman, Fla., on Tuesday and moved to a...
  • Fired BSO detective imprisoned for a year and a day for Rothstein scandal

    Fired BSO detective imprisoned for a year and a day for Rothstein scandal
    As he tearfully apologized in court Thursday to the woman he illegally arrested, fired Broward Sheriff's Detective Jeff Poole said his crime has changed his life, cost him his job, and damaged him and his family forever. Just moments before he was...
  • Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour

    Crist launches 'restore the cuts' bus tour
    TALLAHASSEE -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist kicked off a three-day, five-media market "Restore the Cuts" bus tour Wednesday featuring the former Republican governor literally riding a school bus across the state. Flanked by "Charlie!"...
  • Crist allies call Scott's Rothstein ad a 'lie'

    Crist allies call Scott's Rothstein ad a 'lie'
    TALLAHASSEE -- Two longtime political allies of Democrat Charlie Crist are calling a Rick Scott ad linking the former governor to convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein “nothing but a lie.” "It is very clear that Rick Scott is attempting to...
  • Look around for best reason to be thankful

    Look around for best reason to be thankful
    You don't have to go far to find the bad news these days. Just look at the front page of the newspaper or turn on the television or radio. Ebola. ISIS. Ferguson. More wars in places we can't find on a map. The Middle East blowing up again. The...
  • Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida

    Mayo: From pot to Scott, another year of highs and lows in Florida
    In a parking garage outside his Fort Lauderdale office, Florida's only legal pot smoker lit up a fat joint. For more than 30 years, Irvin Rosenfeld has gotten marijuana from the federal government as part of an experimental program. He just learned a...
  • Rothstein vs. Rothstein: Divorce postponed, for now

    Rothstein vs. Rothstein: Divorce postponed, for now
    Kim Rothstein will have to wait a little longer to finally be rid of her Ponzi schemer husband — and the "Mrs. Scott Rothstein" moniker. The infamous couple's no-fault divorce, which was expected to be finalized Monday morning at a brief court...
  • Rothstein's right-hand woman Debra Villegas deserves big break, feds say

    Rothstein's right-hand woman Debra Villegas deserves big break, feds say
    Scott Rothstein's former right-hand woman Debra Villegas should get her federal prison term cut in half — to five years — as a reward for her extensive cooperation with investigators, prosecutors are recommending. Prosecutors say her help,...