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Ponzi scheme

At InnoVida, The CEO Hired Jeb Bush And Went To Prison

Inside a white collar crime that could haunt Jeb Bush in 2016.

January 27, 2015

Ex-TD Bank Exec Spinosa Charged With Aiding Ponzi Schemer Rothstein

Get the latest news on Scott Rothstein’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme.

October 10, 2014

‘Tis The Season For Sleazy Ads

Even for Florida politics, this attack is absurd.

September 23, 2014

Ponzi ‘Feeder’ Admits $20 Million Role In Rothstein Fraud

By Paula McMahon, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Broward County, Fla., man pleaded guilty to his role in Scott Rothstein’s $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme Tuesday in federal court. After some last-minute hesitation, Frank Preve, 70, of Coral Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Preve, who worked with […]

August 19, 2014

Law Partner Of Ponzi Schemer Gets 2 1/2 Years In Prison

By Jay Weaver, The Miami Herald MIAMI — When Fort Lauderdale attorney Russell Adler joined Scott Rothstein’s fledgling law firm a decade ago, he insisted on being listed as a named partner because of his solid reputation. As he stood in federal court before his sentencing Friday, Adler expressed regret over persuading the future Ponzi […]

June 27, 2014

Ponzi Schmonzi

Will all my readers out there who think Rick Perry’s ruggedly handsome mug should be carved onto Mount Rushmore please stop sending me emails about Social Security as a Ponzi scheme? The astute governor from Texas, apparently one of the country’s leading experts on Social Security, has been running around comparing the federal retirement program […]

September 19, 2011

Why Republicans Can’t Stop Trash Talking Social Security

Truly bad ideas never die; they are recycled in Republican presidential primary campaigns. The example at hand is privatizing Social Security, a long-time obsession of the American right that briefly resurfaced at the beginning of George W. Bush’s second term, and then disappeared just as quickly after a brisk rejection by the public. Now that […]

September 9, 2011

Perry Doubles Down On Social Security Attack

Rick Perry is at it again. Just one week after Perry’s Communications Director Ray Sullivan told the Wall Street Journal that Perry’s anti-Washington book Fed Up! does not reflect the Texas governor’s current views on Social Security, the Texas governor reiterated the his controversial position on the program. On Saturday Perry told an Iowa crowd […]

August 29, 2011