Fla. Sheriff Cops To Aiding Rothstein's $1.2B Scheme

Law360, Miami (May 13, 2014, 4:54 PM EDT) -- A Florida county sheriff deputy charged with conspiracy to use his position to support convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein pled guilty Tuesday to helping Rothstein run a $1.2 billion investor fraud out of his now-bankrupt law firm, Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA.

David Benjamin, a lieutenant in the sheriff's office of Broward County, Florida, pled guilty to the one-count information charging him with conspiracy to obstruct, delay and affect interstate commerce by extortion, for allegedly receiving $185,000 in cash and other goods from Rothstein for his assistance...
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