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  • Ex-Tamarac association president stole more than $180,000, authorities say

    Ex-Tamarac association president stole more than $180,000, authorities say
    A former homeowners association president is accused of embezzling more than $180,000 from her Tamarac community, authorities said. Michelle Changar-Coe, who was arrested Friday, forged dozens of checks totaling $181,441.85 that she deposited into her...
  • Questions about Steve Ballmer's $2-billion bid for Clippers

    Questions about Steve Ballmer's $2-billion bid for Clippers
    The whirlwind bidding in the sale of the Clippers ended Thursday with an agreement by co-owner Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer for a record $2 billion. Lots of questions remain about the deal and the...
  • Sign up now available for Girls on the Run

    An in-person registration for Girls on the Run will take place for the first time and the location is in West Boca. Girls in third to eighth grade can sign up from 4 to 6 p.m. today, and the same time Aug. 21 at Florida Community Bank West Boca Branch in...
  • Third arrest made in bank fraud that stole $87,000 from woman, say police

    Third arrest made in bank fraud that stole $87,000 from woman, say police
    A third woman has been arrested in connection with a suspected bank fraud scheme that stole close to $90,000 from a woman's TD Bank account, police said. Lisa Ollis, 38, of Greenacres, is accused of being one of four women involved in the fraudulent...
  • Rothstein's ex-partner Stuart Rosenfeldt appears in court on conspiracy charge

    Rothstein's ex-partner Stuart Rosenfeldt appears in court on conspiracy charge
    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...
  • Hillsboro Beach mansion listed for sale at $139 million

    If $139 million is burning a hole in your pocket, you might consider a castle that hit the market Thursday in Hillsboro Beach. Le Palais Royal, a more than 60,000-square-foot estate under construction at 935 Hillsboro Mile, is one of the nation's...
  • 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty in welfare fraud case

    A self-described "Scottish aristocrat" accused of collecting government benefits while living on a million-dollar yacht in South Florida has been sentenced to a year behind bars and ordered to pay the money back after pleading guilty in a welfare fraud...
  • Should big banks be broken up?

    The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The then-seventh-largest bank in the U.S., Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad loans,...
  • No: Make management accountable

    In 1985, some 3,500 savings-and-loan associations held nearly half of bank deposits in Florida. Today, more than 80 percent are held by 20 "big" banks. Is Florida better off? The answer is at the heart of the debate on whether big banks are too risky and...
  • Ruling good for community associations: My Word

    With a recent ruling by Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal, community associations scored a victory that will provide them with financial relief during the fragile real-estate recovery. It marks a turning point in community associations' ongoing...
  • Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years

    Player, not pawn, Rothstein associate gets five years
    She may have held an impressive title — chief financial officer at Scott Rothstein's law firm — but Irene Shannon's attorney described her as nothing but a pawn to South Florida's king of fraud. Friday, a federal judge disagreed. U.S....