WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — 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.
The sentence was imposed by a federal judge in West Palm Beach Friday on 52-year-old Eddy Marin of Davie. Marin also will be placed on a year’s probation.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Motorcycle Riders Ride From Doral To Key Largo For Good Causes
Court documents show that Marin helped Rothstein’s wife Kim and others hide jewelry, watches and other items worth over $1 million from investigators. Kimberly Rothstein and a friend tried to sell some of the jewelry.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 2,482 New Cases, 22 Additional Deaths Reported Sunday
Marin also admitted committing perjury in bankruptcy proceedings regarding Rothstein’s law firm.
Rothstein is serving a 50-year prison sentence for the scam involving investments in phony legal settlements. Kim Rothstein is serving 18 months for concealing jewelry.MORE NEWS: Lauderhill PD Needs Help Locating 72-Year-Old Levan McKenzie
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