Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his wife Raiza have bonded out of jail after they surrendered to federal authorities Friday and made their first court appearance.
Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina has been charged with federal tax evasion and is expected to surrender in federal court Friday morning.
Several investors from South Florida were ensnared by Bernard Madoff’s epic fraud. None of them (or those from any state) can hold the Securities and Exchange Commission responsible for failing to expose his Ponzi scheme, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
Kim Rothstein, the wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, has won a three-month delay in her sentencing for a conspiracy charge so she can possibly testify in a related case.
In the third day of his federal trial Ft. Lauderdale investment banker George Elia pleaded guilty to his part in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.
Trial is scheduled to get underway Monday for a Ft. Lauderdale man who is accused of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.
Kim Rothstein, the wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, is expected in federal court Friday afternoon to change her plea to guilty for allegedly attempting to hide over $1 million in jewelry from federal authorities.
Kim Rothstein, the wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, is expected to plead guilty on February 1 to attempting to hide over $1 million in jewelry from federal authorities, according to one of Rothstein’s attorney David Kotler.
A former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to three years in federal prison.
Dressed simply and not wearing any jewelry, Kimberly Rothstein, wife of convicted Ponzi scam artist Scott Rothstein, pleaded not guilty in federal court to charges of money laundering, witness tampering and obstruction of justice.