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Daily Archives: June 8th, 2011

Mob rat-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein could be rewarded with a reduction in his 50-year prison term, the result of his extensive cooperation against a Sicilian mafia figure, and co-conspirators in his $1.4 billion fraud  

Federal prosecutors on Wednesday informed Rothstein’s sentencing judge that they will ask for a reduction at a future date, without outlining how much time off his sentence they think Rothstein deserves.  read more  Click here: Scott Rothstein could get 50-year prison sentence reduced – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

After Rothstein’s scheme collapsed in the fall of 2009, the former Fort Lauderdale attorney helped prosecutors make a case against  reputed Sicilian Mafioso, Roberto Settineri, who agreed to destroy documents Rothstein had described as