| May 22, 2014
| 1:13 PM
My reaction to Stuart Rosenfeldt finally being charged with a crime in l'affaire Rothstein: Three words and a bleep.
As in: "It's about (bleeping) time."
It's incredible to me that it's taken the feds nearly five years to roll up Scott Rothstein's...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The woman who Scott Rothstein called his "right-hand confidante on the financial side" of his $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a bank fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charge.
Irene Stay Shannon, 50, of Miami, is expected to...
| 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 3, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Saying it's a true story that outshines most Hollywood movie scripts, the trial of one of Scott Rothstein's former employees began Monday with her defense asking jurors to remember that Rothstein is a master deceiver who conned everyone from powerful...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:54 AM
When Scott Rothstein takes his first turn on the witness stand — probably this week, in the criminal trial of his former employee Christina Kitterman — her defense hopes she will look like a very small pawn easily manipulated by the $1.4...
| 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.
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas… But we've still got plenty of news to share. Here are the top five stories you should be reading. * Convicted Ponzi schemer and former political fundraiser Scott Rothstein said...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:26 PM
If you invest in something that sounds too good to be true and it turns out to be a Ponzi scheme, do you deserve restitution? U.S. District Judge James Cohn is sorting out restitution claims in the Scott Rothstein case......
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:30 PM
Is 10 years too harsh, too soft or just right for Debra Villegas? That's the question I kept hearing over the weekend, after Scott Rothstein's former right-hand woman was sentenced for her role in his infamous Ponzi scheme. Villegas' sentencing......
| 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.
| 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...