| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| Dec 22, 2011
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...
| Jul 10, 2009
High-profile attorney Scott Rothstein, concerned about security since a friend and colleague was strangled in March 2008, is paying city police to guard his home 24 hours a day -- a unique arrangement that could cost him almost $400,000 year.
| Nov 12, 2009
The FBI confirmed Thursday what many have speculated since the Scott Rothstein scandal broke: The flashy lawyer could not have defrauded investors of hundreds of millions without help.
"I do not believe that this was a one-man show," said John Gillies,...
| Nov 13, 2009
Twenty-eight city police officials, including captains, majors, undercover officers and the department spokesman, helped guard the home and businesses of attorney Scott Rothstein while, federal agents say, he ran a $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
| Nov 17, 2009
Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott Rothstein has asked to voluntarily surrender his license to practice law, the latest fallout of his alleged $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
The Florida Bar's executive committee approved Rothstein's request for disbarment Tuesday...
| Nov 21, 2009
| 7:07 PM
Wealthy Fort Lauderdale businessmen, hedge funds, money managers for the ultrarich — the sweep of Scott Rothstein's alleged $1 billion Ponzi scheme is beginning to emerge.
The alleged fraud even vacuumed up the little guy. A Miami man who owns an...