| Oct 28, 2011
| 10:51 AM
One of the signature photos travelers always take in Morocco is of heaping piles of spices in a variety of enticing colorful displays. These setups aspire to overwhelm visitors with the enchantment of a new and undiscovered place — and to...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 12:17 AM
I know some of my more parochial colleagues can't get past the troubles CNN continues to have in its prime-time American operation.
And I am right up there in being dismayed by some of the moves management has made with Eliot Spitzer, Kathleen Parker,...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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,...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 7:02 PM
As Scott Rothstein was hiding in Morocco from anxious investors last October, he exchanged a series of desperate e-mails with a financial adviser as his $1.2 billion fraud scheme was blowing up.
The e-mail exchange with Michael Szafranski, a Miami-Dade...
| Dec 2, 2007
Longing for an out-of-country excursion but feeling a little poor because you have only dollars in your pocket? Relax. Even with the fast-eroding value of the dollar against other currencies, you still can find international destinations where your buck...
| Jun 27, 2010
When the heat is on, less is more, and that's especially true for active women. But that doesn't mean your summer look has to be bland. With a few key products you can transform yourself from limp to sizzling hot.
Take for example, the women in "Sex...
| Mar 29, 2009
The luxe ease of the oasis
The Etro spring collection was an eye-popping parade of hot pink, turquoise, gold and paisley prints, with the richness of the fabric and ease of loose layers and mixed patterns channeling luxurious holidays in the sun. And who...
| Jul 19, 2009
Two years ago, I was invited to give a reading from my novel at a university in Ifrane, in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. One of my cousins immediately suggested I hire a driver to get there, but I laughed off his suggestion. I can drive myself! I'm...