| Nov 16, 2009
Ten days before Scott Rothstein flew to Morocco as his alleged Ponzi scheme was about to implode, he sent an e-mail to every attorney in the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm.
"We have a client that was a United States citizen until about 6 months ago....
| Dec 23, 2009
A team of accountants sifting through the wreckage of disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein's law firm is providing a fractured window into the financial juggling of the man suspected of one of South Florida's largest swindles.
From the incomplete and...
| Jan 13, 2010
The Florida Bar is investigating at least 35 former senior lawyers in the now-bankrupt Fort Lauderdale law firm headed by Scott Rothstein, who was disbarred before he was criminally charged last month with using the firm to run a $1.2 billion investment...
| Dec 13, 2009
| 2:49 PM
If the federal agents are right, Scott Rothstein's financial juggling act grew increasingly frenzied and desperate, but it was practically guaranteed to fail.
For Ponzi schemers, experts say, it's virtually impossible to negotiate a graceful exit.
| Dec 18, 2009
| 6:47 PM
Scott Rothstein's attorney said that he will try to prevent the sale of photos of the disbarred attorney and politicians that lined his office walls.
An auction company plans to sell off all the items left behind from the Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 8:19 AM
Scott Rothstein's right-hand woman at his Fort Lauderdale law firm -- chief operating officer Debra Villegas -- is expected to be charged with money-laundering conspiracy within the next week. That would make her the first alleged co-conspirator named...
| Dec 23, 2009
The defunct law firm of alleged Ponzi scheme mastermind Scott Rothstein made millions of dollars in loans or advances to employees – some of which appear to be still owing, according to new court documents filed by the bankruptcy trustee.
| Nov 6, 2009
| 1:43 PM
The once-powerful and connected Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler law firm in Fort Lauderdale is running on financial fumes now, mostly from a $200,000 check the state Democratic Party returned, it was revealed in a court hearing Friday.
In addition, one of two...
| Dec 29, 2009
In the first lawsuit targeting a former Scott Rothstein colleague, a bankruptcy trustee on Tuesday sued attorney Steven N. Lippman, asserting he pocketed $3.8 million in bonuses, unpaid loans and reimbursements for home furnishings, country club fees...
| Nov 19, 2009
What was once a bustling law firm in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale is no more.
Three weeks after allegations came to light that Scott Rothstein was involved in a potentially $1 billion Ponzi scheme, the 70 attorneys at the firm he co-founded,...
| Nov 20, 2009
A Fort Lauderdale family who invested more than $100 million in attorney Scott Rothstein's alleged Ponzi scheme filed a lawsuit Friday against him, TD Bank and three of its executives, and four people inside Rothstein's law firm.