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  • Appeals court upholds verdict against TD Bank in Rothstein case

    A federal appeals court upheld sanctions against TD Bank on Tuesday for its role in the Ponzi scheme orchestrated by former South Florida attorney Scott Rothstein. Texas-based Coquina Investments sued TD Bank, claiming the bank aided Rothstein in...
  • More new twists in Melissa Lewis murder case

    Tony Villegas' long-delayed trial for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm partner Melissa Lewis has been set for Dec. 1, and the intriguing case that seems worthy of a John Grisham novel now has another new wrinkle. Debra Villegas is ailing in...
  • Mayo: More twists in Rothstein lawyer murder case

    Tony Villegas’ long-delayed trial for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm partner Melissa Lewis has been set for Dec. 1, but the intriguing case that seems worthy of a John Grisham novel has another new wrinkle. Debra Villegas is ailing in...
  • Mayo: Quick hits on guv, gays and Goodman

    Sunday print column: Catching up on some recent headlines while cleaning out my notebook (and joke book)… News item: John Goodman DUI manslaughter retrial will import jury from Tampa or Jacksonville. Oh great, just what this case needs: A...
  • Scott on 'mystery man': Ask Crist. Sez Crist spokesman: We have no idea.

    Scott on 'mystery man': Ask Crist. Sez Crist spokesman: We have no idea.
    In one of the most devastating TV commercials of the season so far, an unidentified man explains that he was financially destroyed when he and many other Floridians were swindled by now-convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein. The angry victim then points...
  • Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case

    Tony Villegas won't face death penalty in Melissa Lewis murder case
    Accused killer Tony Villegas won't face the death penalty for the 2008 murder of Scott Rothstein law firm attorney Melissa Britt Lewis, a state prosecutor revealed in court on Tuesday. Homicide prosecutor Al Ribas also said the state has offered a...
  • [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?

    [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?
    UPDATED with comment from sheriff In keeping with my previous commitment, I have another installment in my Roger Stone series, tracking the renowned political operative's influence at the Broward Sheriff's Office. This time we find that a third person...
  • More shoes drop in Rothstein scandal

    Two Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are the latest to fall in the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scandal. Click here to read our coverage.
  • Another Rothstein player heading to federal prison

    Another Rothstein player heading to federal prison
    His crime: conspiring to sell Kim Rothstein's jewelry — including a dazzling 12.08-carat yellow diamond — purchased by her husband, imprisoned Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein. His punishment: 10 months in federal prison followed by one year of...
  • Ex-BSO deputies' pensions suspended after guilty pleas in Rothstein case

     Ex-BSO deputies' pensions suspended after guilty pleas in Rothstein case
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. David Benjamin pleaded guilty to his role in the Scott Rothstein case on Tuesday, admitting that he abused his official power and accepted cash payments and other perks in return. Benjamin, 48, of Boca Raton, pleaded...
  • Santamaria, Abrams rekindle County Commission clash

    Santamaria, Abrams rekindle County Commission clash
    Palm Beach County Commissioner Jess Santamaria’s rocky relationship with his fellow board members took another dip this week, when he invoked the name of Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein in a flap with Commissioner Steven Abrams. Upset about an...