Scott Rothstein's Wife Seeks Another Sentence Delay

Wife of convicted Ponzi schemer seeking delay so she can testify against others in case

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    Kim Rothstein, 38, entered her guilty plea Friday in Fort Lauderdale federal court. "The plea speaks for itself," said her attorney, David Tucker. (Published Friday, Feb 1, 2013)

    The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer and disbarred lawyer Scott Rothstein is asking for another sentencing delay so she can testify against others in the case.
     
    The attorney for Kim Rothstein said she hopes to get a reduced sentence in exchange for testimony against two men accused of helping her sell jewelry federal agents wanted to seize as part of the fraud's profits. Kim Rothstein currently faces a maximum five-year prison sentence for hiding and trying to sell about $1 million in jewelry.

    Raw Video: Kim Rothstein Walking into Court on Wednesday

    [MI] Raw Video: Kim Rothstein Walking into Court on Wednesday
    Raw Video of Kim Rothstein walking into the courthouse on Wednesday. The wife of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is expected to make her first appearance in federal court on charges she tried to hide jewelry bought with proceeds from the scam from the government. (Published Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012)

     
    Kim Rothstein wants her current sentencing date of Oct. 7 postponed until after the conclusion of the Oct. 21 trial in which she is to testify.
     
    Scott Rothstein is serving 50 years for operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme involving fake legal settlements.

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