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Scott Rothstein , convicted  Ponzi schemer 

 White collar racketeer Scott Rothstein  says  he paid off  cops and politicians over a million bucks in bribes and  associated with the mob  according to attorneys who sat through his testimony the past two weeks . 

Rothstein whereabouts had been kept secret since it became  known he worked as a federal informant to sting  Roberto Settineri, a Sicilian mobster connected to the Gambino Crime  family who was caught in a Mafia blitz in Miami 

read the story By Jon  Berstein  ,  Sun-Sentinel

Enforcement officers, judges and local politicians as he handed off about $1 million in bribes, according to attorneys who sat through his extraordinary testimony the past two weeks.

 “We were involved in public corruption with politicians,” said Rothstein in transcripts of his Dec. 14 testimony released early Friday evening. “We were involved in public corruption with law enforcement. We were involved in activities with mob-related individuals. We were involved in activities involving the physical threats of other individuals. We were involved in the public corruption side of purchasing of political positions. We were involved in the manipulation of the judiciary. read more   Here