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Scott Rothstein

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  • Fired Broward deputy was hero before Rothstein scandal, supporters say

    Fired Broward deputy was hero before Rothstein scandal, supporters say
    On his best days as a Broward Sheriff's deputy, Jeff Poole performed so superbly that he was once named Deputy of the Year, and he won two lifesaver awards — one for saving a jogger's life after her legs were severed by a train and the other for...
  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...
  • Rothstein judges approve Ponzi victims' settlement plan worth more than $50M

    Rothstein judges approve Ponzi victims' settlement plan worth more than $50M
    Scott Rothstein's Ponzi scheme was unusual on many fronts — it was one of the biggest and most audacious in U.S. history. But federal authorities say it is also unusual because, unlike most such frauds, they expect that almost all of the victims...
  • Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist

    Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist
    Charlie Crist is holding a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Wednesday evening headlined by key players in the legal community who support Democrats. And the Republican Party  of Florida is using the downtown Fort Lauderdale location to remind people about one...
  • Politics is a dirty game

    It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
  • Former Rothstein fraud 'feeder' expected to plead guilty

    A Broward County man who is accused of feeding millions of dollars to Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded not guilty to the charge during his initial appearance Thursday in federal court in Fort Lauderdale. Frank Preve, 70, of Coral...
  • Two more charged in Rothstein Ponzi scheme

    Two more charged in Rothstein Ponzi scheme
    Federal prosecutors on Friday filed criminal charges against Scott Rothstein's former business manager and a broker who allegedly helped work out numerous fraudulent deals as part of South Florida's largest Ponzi scheme. David Boden, 52, of Hallandale...
  • Rothstein Ponzi scheme player's sentence reduced

    A judge has granted the government's motion to reduce the prison sentence of a Lauderhill man who pleaded guilty to playing a role in the largest financial fraud in South Florida history. Stephen Caputi, 57, was sentenced in 2011 to five years in...
  • Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?

    Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?
          Gov. Rick Scott isn’t big on climate change. He says he’s no scientist.   That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level. I...
  • Orlando attorney Charles Miner disbarred; three others disciplined

    Orlando attorney Charles Miner disbarred; three others disciplined
    Orlando attorney Charles Denis Miner has been disbarred over shortages in his trust accounts. Three other attorneys in Central Florida were disciplined. Miner was previously suspended pending the outcome of an investigation. As of July 10, he lost his...
  • Mayo: Ex-sheriff Lamberti on Hammer-gate

    I got former Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti on the phone, resisted the temptation to serenade him with "Hammer time" or "If I had a hammer" and let him give his side of the story to what happened with his old work computer. I'll be following up here tomorrow...