IT Workers Get 3 Years For Role In Rothstein Ponzi Scam

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday sentenced two information technology specialists involved in attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme to 37 months in prison, about two years less than what prosecutors were seeking for the defendants.

Curtis Renie and William Corte, who both pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, must also pay $62 million in restitution and be under supervised release for three years, U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas said in separate judgments. 

The government charged Renie, Corte, and two other cohorts with conspiracy to commit wire fraud in May for their...
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