David Benjamin, the former Broward Sheriff's deputy accused of accepting more than $20,000 from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, was sentenced to five years in federal prison in Fort Lauderdale federal court at a hearing on Monday morning. Federal prosecutors filed criminal conspiracy charg ... More >>
Newly minted Broward Sheriff Scott Israel isn't screwing around. First he gets into office and starts firing people willy-nilly, and now this. Israel has suspended Broward Sheriff's Officers Lt. Dave Benjamin and Det. Jeff Poole. The reason for the suspensions: The Scott Rothstein effect.