Rothstein Says Associate Did Not Know About $1.2B Scheme

Law360, Miami (February 5, 2014, 8:36 PM EST) -- Jailed Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein took the stand Wednesday and told a Florida jury that his associate, one of the lawyers charged in connection with his $1.2 billion scheme, knew he was involved in improper activities but did not know about the Ponzi scheme.

In his first public appearance in almost four years, Rothstein described defendant Christina Kitterman as a confidante and a close friend who watched his back while he watched hers — so when he asked her to pose as a head of the...
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