| 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.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Sheriff Scott Israel worked so hard to become Broward County sheriff, he might consider that victory priceless. But if you had to pay for it, it'd be valued at about $1,500 a day, according to a silent auction by the Museum of Discovery and Science....
| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Paul Brinkmann, and I am your new business blogger here at the Orlando Sentinel.
I'll be blogging about everything business in Central Florida, from the people who make the deals to new ventures to local business...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Scott Rothstein wrapped up more than 8 1/2 hours on the witness stand Thursday by telling jurors that he is paying for his crimes and that everyone who helped him should own up and do the same.
"You see these?" Rothstein said, rattling his handcuffed...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The federal government didn't want to call Ponzi schemer and inveterate liar Scott Rothstein as a witness, so Christina Kitterman's defense team did.
Baggage and all, Rothstein didn't sink the government's case.
Jurors might not have liked him, but...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:40 AM
The ads in the race for sheriff have gone from discourse of crime and leadership to bedroom talk, and candidate Scott Israel is fuming.
In the video above, Israel's wife, Susan, denounces the attack campaign. An enemy of the Israel candidacy posted...