Rothstein Associate Expected To Plead Guilty

Law360, Miami (February 19, 2014, 5:40 PM EST) -- A former associate of Scott Rothstein accused of helping the Ponzi schemer run his $1.2 billion fraud is set to enter a guilty plea Thursday and avoid a trial scheduled for Monday, just over a week after a jury found another lawyer connected with the scheme guilty.

Federal prosecutors filed a superseding information Wednesday against Douglas L. Bates, who is accused of helping Rothstein run his scam, that pared the charges against him to just one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, suggesting a plea...
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