Judge Who Is Rothstein Receiver Accused Of Corruption

Law360, New York (November 19, 2009, 5:04 PM EST) -- A Florida tycoon has hurled a raft of corruption allegations at the judge presiding over the receivership of Rothstein Rosenfeldt & Adler PA, the firm facing bankruptcy amid a Ponzi scheme scandal.

Judge Herbert Stettin allegedly worked as an arbitrator while continuing to sit as a judge, an improper arrangement that allowed law firms to funnel money to him, multimillionaire Peter Halmos said in a statement issued Thursday. Judge Stettin has been named as receiver in the Rothstein Ponzi scandal.

Halmos has no stake in those...
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