Debra Villegas Faces Decade-Plus in Prison
She entered a guilty plea to charges that she assisted Scott Rothstein in a massive Ponzi scheme, and now it looks like a federal judge will be throwing the book at Debra Villegas. A presentencing report cited in a recent filing by Villegas attorney Robert Stickney suggests that probation officials want her to serve more than the maximum ten-year sentence for the money-laundering conspiracy charge.
For more background, check out Lisa Rab's feature about Villegas from last April.
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