Ex-Sen. D'Amato Denied $1M Claim In Rothstein Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A Florida bankruptcy judge on Monday denied a $1 million claim from former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato, R-N.Y., in the liquidation case of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm, agreeing with the trustee that D'Amato should be looking to a different bankruptcy case in order to recover his money.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Raymond B. Ray disallowed D'Amato’s entire claim, ruling that the former lawmaker did not respond to the trustee's objections within the one month required by the court.

D'Amato made his claim in May 2010,...
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