| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:27 AM
Every region of the country has its Ponzi villain, but it’s hard to imagine another who could match Fort Lauderdale’s pugnacious despot Scott Rothstein for the audacity of his $1.4 billion crime against friends, neighbors, co-workers and...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:23 AM
Can Kim Rothstein’s infamous cache of hidden jewels offer the opportunity to score some loot of your own? Of course -- it's South Florida, right?
It seems only fitting that there will be elements of black humor and extravagance in the air when ...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:27 AM
In the saga of Fort Lauderdale's infamous Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein and his wife, Kim, don't count author Chuck Malkus as the former power couple's biggest fan.
"People are fed up with fraudulent acts and a message needs to be sent. It's time to...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Mr. William "Bill" R. Scherer cofounded the Firm in 1974 with former partner Rex Conrad. Over the past almost four decades, Mr. Scherer has grown Conrad & Scherer into one of Florida’s leading law firms and has expanded the Firm’s presence...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Jipsy Castillo (photo by Beth Black)
In typical photographs of Miami social life, oddly dressed society people pose next to giant checks in unaffordable locations, Entourage wannabes clutch overpriced...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:57 AM
Here we are nearing the finish line in the Broward sheriff's race, and the spectators are starting to throw things.
So far, Lamberti's the object of the most attacks. Maybe you've seen them in your mailboxes, your computer in-boxes or on TV?
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:16 AM
A sheriff's office employee whose relationship with Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein dogged Sheriff Al Lamberti has resigned.
Undersheriff Tom Wheeler "announced that he will be retiring,'' spokesman Jim Leljedal told us, right before he, too, announced...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 11:25 AM
[UPDATED with responses from Roger Stone and the South Florida Tea Party]
An upset voter called yesterday to say she'd gotten a robocall from the South Florida Tea Party endorsing Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti.
It was enough to make her re-...
| Dec 31, 2011
For more than 70 hours, billion-dollar fraudster Scott Rothstein talked and talked, answering questions for the first time under oath. He mapped out how he constructed the largest financial swindle in South Florida history, leveled damaging accusations at...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Convicted fraudster Scott Rothstein said he paid off law enforcement officers, judges and local politicians as he handed off about $1 million in bribes, according to attorneys who sat through his extraordinary testimony the past two weeks.