Atty Linked To $1.2B Rothstein Scheme Can't Vacate Sentence

Law360, Miami (June 19, 2017, 7:11 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday denied a motion to reduce the five-year sentence of a jailed former associate at Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's now-defunct law firm for her role in the $1.2 billion scheme.

U.S. District Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation that the request by Christina Kitterman, a former associate at Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA, to reduce her 60-month sentence be denied.

In the May 30 report, U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick White said Kitterman, who was found guilty in February 2014 of posing as a Florida Bar official on a call with an investor and lying...

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