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Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Deputies Face Criminal Charges In Connection To Ponzi Schemer Rothstein

David Benjamin, a former Broward Sheriff’s Deputy, is not talking about the charges against him—allegations that he was on the payroll of Fort Lauderdale Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

04/28/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Fla. Deputies Face Criminal Charges In Connection To Rothstein

Prosecutors filed criminal conspiracy charges against two suspended Broward deputies with ties to convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

04/25/2014

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina being released from custody on Friday May 17, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Key Witness Testifies In Former Hialeah Mayor’s Tax Evasion Trial

A key witness has testified in the tax evasion trial of former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina. Convicted Ponzi scam artist Luis Felipe Perez testified Tuesday that he cooked up his first deal with Robaina in 2006 on a Caribbean cruise.

04/16/2014

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Scott Rothstein’s Former CFO Charged

Convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s former bookkeeper turned chief financial officer of his now defunct law firm has been charged.

04/16/2014

Maria Elena Perez

Local Attorney Involved In Miami-NCAA Case Charged By Bar

An attorney who assisted the NCAA during its probe of Miami athletics is facing charges from the Florida Bar, which alleges a wide range of ethics violations occurred during that investigation.

04/14/2014

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina being released from custody on Friday May 17, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Tax Fraud Trial Against Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina Begins

The tax fraud trial against former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina is set to begin Friday morning.

CBS Miami–04/11/2014

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Two Charged In $70M Fla. ‘Virtual Concierge’ Fraud

Two South Florida men were arrested in connection to an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so called “virtual concierge” machines that operate in retail stores.

04/09/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Rothstein Partner Pleads Guilty To Charges Connected To Ponzi Scheme

The former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty, Friday, to charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.

04/04/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Man Sentenced For Concealing Jewelry During Rothstein Investigation

It will be 10 months in prison for a South Florida man after pleading guilty to charges that he helped conceal jewelry from investigators seizing assets in ex-lawyer Scott Rothstein’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

03/22/2014

Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina being released from custody on Friday May 17, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Prosecutors: Former Hialeah Mayor Had Mistress, Hid Cash

Prosecutors investigating former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina made a startling discovery in building a tax evasion case against him and his wife.

03/18/2014

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