Defense Rests In Trial Of Former Swiss Bank Official Accused In ConspiracyJury deliberations could get underway Monday in Ft. Lauderdale in the trial of a former top executive at Swiss bank UBS AG charged with conspiring with wealthy Americans to hide billions of dollars from the Internal Revenue Service.
Scott Rothstein Partner Sentenced To Federal PrisonA former law partner of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to two and a half years in federal prison for making illegal campaign donations to Republican candidates.
Judge Rejects Internet Cafe SuitsLawsuits filed by the operators of two Broward County senior arcades aimed at blocking key parts of a new law that cracks down on so-called internet cafes have been rejected by a federal judge.
Former Plantation Cop Gets 3 Years Plus For Mortgage FraudFormer Plantation cop Joseph Guaracino is about to learn what a federal pen is like from the inside out, after he was sentenced to three years and seven months in prison Friday after pleading guilty in a mortgage fraud case.
Plantation Mortgage Fraud Trial Ends In Hung JuryA federal trial on mortgage fraud charges against two former Plantation police officers and a Fort Lauderdale real estate attorney ended in a hung jury on Monday.
2 Cops Guilty, 4 Acquitted In Broward Mortgage Fraud SchemeA federal jury in Ft. Lauderdale found 2 former Plantation police officers guilty in a mortgage fraud scheme, but acquitted 2 other Plantation cops, a Lauderhill officer, and an FBI agent who had also been charged.