Playboy No More: At Rothstein's Social Events, Modesty Reigns

Over on Pulp, Bob Norman has posted the first in-person interview with Scott Rothstein since the investment went into a tailspin. The image of Rothstein at Capital Grille, tossing back a couple of lunchtime martinis and being shushed by his lawyer may not seem particularly modest, but you have to understand the kinds of social scenes to which he'd become accustomed, like the one below. The just-posted video below is from September. A Playboy party at Bova Ristorante, financed in part with Rothstein's help and whose October closure may have been among the first signs of the collapse to come.

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Thomas Francis