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Scott Rothstein may see sentence reduced by a third, but he’ll likely die in prison

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Bob Norman blogs: Now that Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his billion-dollar Ponzi scheme, the question is whether he’ll actually serve all of it. The answer is likely no, but his best-case scenario still may not save him from dying in prison. Legal experts say Rothstein has little chance to see his sentence reduced by much. If he behaves himself in prison, he’ll have to serve only 85 percent of his time, which knocks it…

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Scott Rothstein may see sentence reduced by a third, but he’ll likely die in prison

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Bob Norman blogs: Now that Scott Rothstein has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for his billion-dollar Ponzi scheme, the question is whether he’ll actually serve all of it. The answer is likely no, but his best-case scenario still may not save him from dying in prison. Legal experts say Rothstein has little chance to see his sentence reduced by much. If he behaves himself in prison, he’ll have to serve only 85 percent of his time, which knocks it…

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Scott Rothstein lawyer: Ponzi schemer left behind ‘great opportunity’ in Morocco

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Can anyone be surprised how this story getting weirder by the moment.  Bob Norman blogs about what Marc Nurik wrote to the judge presiding over Scott Rothstein’s case: On October 30, 2009, while a select few individuals began learning of the existence and magnitude of his ponzi scheme, Mr. Rothstein was ensconced in Morocco, a jurisdiction with no extradition treaty with the United States, with approximately 16 million dollars in liquid funds at his disposable [sic] and the ability to…

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Scott Rothstein lawyer: Ponzi schemer left behind ‘great opportunity’ in Morocco

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Can anyone be surprised how this story getting weirder by the moment.  Bob Norman blogs about what Marc Nurik wrote to the judge presiding over Scott Rothstein’s case: On October 30, 2009, while a select few individuals began learning of the existence and magnitude of his ponzi scheme, Mr. Rothstein was ensconced in Morocco, a jurisdiction with no extradition treaty with the United States, with approximately 16 million dollars in liquid funds at his disposable [sic] and the ability to…

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