Scott Rothstein Coming Back to Fort Lauderdale to Be Questioned by Creditors
Ponzi scheme mastermind Scott Rothstein is coming to Fort Lauderdale, but not for a victory tour in ripping off more than $1 billion in his fraudulent investment plot.
Instead, the creditors who are owed money by Rothstein's now-defunct law firm are going to question him as a witness for getting their money, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Raymond Ray made the ruling today to allow Rothstein to be transported to Fort Lauderdale for the questioning, although they haven't announced when or where the questioning is taking place.
Rothstein, who's temporarily slated to serve a 50-year prison sentence, is currently in an unnamed federal penitentiary.
Florida Launch vs. Chesapeake Bayhawks
TicketsSat., Jul. 15, 7:00pm
Florida Launch vs. Charlotte Hounds
TicketsSat., Jul. 22, 7:00pm
Intl. Champions Cup pres. by Heineken: Paris Saint-Germain v Juventus
TicketsWed., Jul. 26, 8:30pm
EL CLASICO MIAMI: Real Madrid CF v. FC Barcelona
TicketsSat., Jul. 29, 7:30pm
The judge's order limits the number of creditors allowed to question Rothstein and also makes them share the costs involved in the proceedings, according to the Sentinel.
The questioning will be off-limits to both the public and media, but transcripts and video recordings will be made available at some point after the deposition.
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Find out about upcoming events and special offers happening in South Florida.