FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) – Kim Rothstein, the wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, is asking a judge to delay her sentencing so she can testify against others related to the case.

Kim Rothstein faces a maximum five-year prison sentence for hiding and trying to sell about $1 million in jewelry.

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She hopes to get a reduced sentence in exchange for testimony against two men accused of helping her sell jewelry federal agents were trying to seize as part of Scott’s scheme.

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Kim Rothstein wants her current sentencing date of Oct. 7 postponed until after the conclusion of the Oct. 21 trial in which she is to testify.

Scott Rothstein is serving 50 years for operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme involving fake legal settlements.

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