| 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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The woman who Scott Rothstein called his "right-hand confidante on the financial side" of his $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a bank fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charge.
Irene Stay Shannon, 50, of Miami, is expected to...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s campaign – though not Crist himself – hit back hard Thursday against allegations that emanated this week from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
“There’s nothing even remotely credible...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:54 AM
When Scott Rothstein takes his first turn on the witness stand — probably this week, in the criminal trial of his former employee Christina Kitterman — her defense hopes she will look like a very small pawn easily manipulated by the $1.4...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Saying it's a true story that outshines most Hollywood movie scripts, the trial of one of Scott Rothstein's former employees began Monday with her defense asking jurors to remember that Rothstein is a master deceiver who conned everyone from powerful...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:03 PM
When Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme was exposed in 2009, the disgraced Fort Lauderdale lawyer sang like a bird to federal authorities, implicating friends, family and former colleagues in crimes and promising to testify against them.
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:45 PM
During a telephone conference call this week, Sharon Day of Fort Lauderdale, the No. 2 official at the Republican National Committee, offered some counter-programming to former Gov. Charlie Crist’s book tour.
Crist, a former Republican running for...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Residents in Florida's nine southeastern counties shouldn't necessarily be concerned that an expert in weapons of mass destruction is leading the FBI's Miami office.
George Piro, 46, said Tuesday he'll draw from varied career experiences as the new...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:27 AM
While Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is testifying in court in West Palm Beach today, it's a good time to drag out old emails from just before his fall.
Rothstein was busy bullying the Sun Sentinel back in the summer of 2009, just before his Ponzi scheme...