Ex-Rothstein Firm Atty's Campaign Fraud Sentence Trimmed

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge granted the government's motion on Tuesday to reduce the sentence for Steven Lippman, a former partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's defunct law firm Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA, on campaign finance violations by one third.

On Monday, federal prosecutors asked U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn to reduce to two years the sentence for Lippman — who was sentenced in September 2012 to three years in prison for illegally funneling campaign money to John McCain's 2008 presidential election campaign — saying...
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USA v. Lippman


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0:12-cr-60078

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Florida Southern

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April 9, 2012

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