| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:10 AM
Overall impression: Vivo Partenza represents the resurrection of Tony Bova's luxury restaurant empire. His restaurants in Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton closed after his business partner Scott Rothstein was revealed to be running a massive Ponzi scheme....
| 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...