MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Authorities have arrested Eddy Marin, a former associate of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.

Marin who was sentenced to 17-and-a-half years in jail back in 2018, has been on the run since then.

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Neither U.S. Marshals or Fort Lauderdale police would elaborate on what led them to Marin at a Fort Lauderdale residence.

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Marin also might face bond jumping charges that could add another 10 years to his sentence.

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He had earlier served time for helping Rothstein try to hide more than $1 million worth of jewelry from federal investigators.