Versace Mansion Staff Says Rothstein Claim Is Improper

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Former employees of the opulent Miami Beach mansion where fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered in 1997 on Monday pushed back against a bid by the bankruptcy trustee of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's law firm to subordinate their claims to his, arguing the trustee’s claim doesn’t assert a proper equitable lien.

The trustee for Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA is alleging a $4.92 million secured claim based on the existence of an equitable lien on the property as Rothstein bought an interest in the mansion, owned by...
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