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  • 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...
  • Investing: small banks, big dividends

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Not all banks have been dividend duds since the Great Recession, when many firms slashed payouts to pennies per share. A recent report by SNL Financial, a financial-services research firm, found that 20 banks had lifted their...
  • '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....
  • Ex-Rothstein partner Stuart Rosenfeldt charged with conspiracy

    Prosecutors filed a criminal conspiracy charge against former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler partner Stuart Rosenfeldt on Thursday — accusing him of committing bank fraud, making illegal political donations and running a prostitute out of town when...
  • Former Fort Lauderdale executive pleads guilty in million dollar bank fraud

    The former owner of a Fort Lauderdale-based consulting company has pleaded guilty to bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer announced. Henry Fecker III, 60, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, was the owner of Camden Consulting, Inc., a shell company used...
  • Regulators order sale or merger of NBRS Financial Bank

    Regulators order sale or merger of NBRS Financial Bank
    NBRS Financial Bank, an independent community bank serving Cecil and Harford counties, has been given 60 days to sell itself or combine with another bank and increase equity by selling shares, federal regulators said. The bank was found to have been...