| 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 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...
| 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...