MIAMI (AP) — Two former associates at convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law firm have been charged for their roles in the $1.2 billion fraud.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office reported Friday that 52-year-old David Boden and 57-year-old Richard Pearson have been charged with conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with the operation of the former Fort Lauderdale law firm of Rothstein, Rosenfeldt and Adler, P.A.

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If convicted, each man faces up to five years in prison.

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Rothstein is serving a 50-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to orchestrating the scam, which involved investments in fake legal settlements. More than 20 people have been convicted in the case.

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