| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:30 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Palm Beach County Commissioner Jess Santamaria is adding to the chill of an already frosty relationship with fellow Commissioner Steven Abrams by backing Abrams’ opponent, Andy O’Brien, in the November election.
Santamaria and Abrams have...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Wearing handcuffs but looking relaxed, former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler partner Stuart Rosenfeldt made his first appearance as a defendant in a criminal case on Wednesday afternoon in federal court in Miami.
Rosenfeldt, 59, of Boca Raton, has already...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Prosecutors filed a criminal conspiracy charge against former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler partner Stuart Rosenfeldt on Thursday — accusing him of committing bank fraud, making illegal political donations and running a prostitute out of town when...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Two Broward Sheriff's Office deputies are the latest to fall in the Scott Rothstein Ponzi scandal.
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| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:14 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:06 PM
South Florida's billion-dollar conman Scott Rothstein kept jurors — and a packed courtroom — enthralled as he testified for more than six hours Wednesday about sex, the Mafia, his involvement in political and police corruption and the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler lawyer Christina Kitterman was sentenced to five years in federal prison Tuesday for impersonating a Florida Bar official in a hoax that helped Scott Rothstein keep his massive investment fraud alive.
Kitterman, 39, was...