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Defense Rests In Trial Of Former Swiss Bank Official Accused In Conspiracy

Jury 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.


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Scott Rothstein Partner Sentenced To Federal Prison

A 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.


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Judge Rejects Internet Cafe Suits

Lawsuits 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.


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Former Plantation Cop Gets 3 Years Plus For Mortgage Fraud

Former 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.


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Plantation Mortgage Fraud Trial Ends In Hung Jury

A 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.


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2 Cops Guilty, 4 Acquitted In Broward Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A 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.