FILE - In this July 27, 2009 photo, attorney Scott Rothstein poses in his office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rothstein, a disbarred Florida lawyer convicted of orchestrating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, wants prosecutors to keep their promise to reduce his 50-year prison sentence, citing his extensive cooperation. Rothstein's attorney said in court documents Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that his client deserves a lesser sentence.
FILE - In this July 27, 2009 photo, attorney Scott Rothstein poses in his office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rothstein, a disbarred Florida lawyer convicted of orchestrating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, wants prosecutors to keep their promise to reduce his 50-year prison sentence, citing his extensive cooperation. Rothstein's attorney said in court documents Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that his client deserves a lesser sentence. Miami Herald via AP Charles Trainor Jr.
FILE - In this July 27, 2009 photo, attorney Scott Rothstein poses in his office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rothstein, a disbarred Florida lawyer convicted of orchestrating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, wants prosecutors to keep their promise to reduce his 50-year prison sentence, citing his extensive cooperation. Rothstein's attorney said in court documents Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, that his client deserves a lesser sentence. Miami Herald via AP Charles Trainor Jr.

Ponzi scheme lawyer wants US to cut 50-year sentence

February 13, 2018 01:43 PM

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