Rothstein Trustee Cannot Halt Versace Mansion Lawsuit

Law360, Miami (June 25, 2013, 2:40 PM EDT) -- The trustee overseeing the Chapter 11 liquidation of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm fell short Monday in his efforts to halt a state court case over Gianni Versace's former South Beach mansion, which Rothstein had invested in and is currently on the market for $75 million.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Raymond B. Ray said “it is inappropriate to grant the relief sought at this time,” in a one-paragraph order denying trustee Herbert Stettin's motion to bar tenant 1116 Ocean Drive LLC and mortgage holder VM South...
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