2 Cop To Obstruction Over Hidden Jewelry In $1.2B Ponzi Case

Law360, Miami (October 18, 2013, 4:43 PM EDT) -- Two men pled guilty Friday in Florida federal court to obstructing an investigation into a conspiracy to hide more than $1 million in jewelry purchased with the proceeds of attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

Eddy Marin and Patrick Daoud appeared in U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale to change their pleas to guilty on a single count of conspiracy to obstruct justice. The government dropped remaining obstruction and perjury charges as part of their respective plea agreements.

The two, who will be sentenced Feb....
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