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Prosecutors recommend 40-year sentence for Scott Rothstein

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This much is certain: Scott Rothstein is going to federal prison for a very long time. When the convicted Ponzi schemer is sentenced Wednesday morning, prosecutors will seek a sentence of 40 years and the very least he can expect is 30 years, according to even his own defense attorney’s recommendation. A punishment of up to 100 years, the legal maximum permitted and the sentence recommended by federal probation officials, is still a possibility. Rothstein scored literally off the charts…

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