Judge James Cohn
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.