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The Miami Herald has identified the anonymous Republican in Gov. Rick Scott’s latest attack ad as Fort Lauderdale investor Dean Kretschmar. “I got swindled by both Rothstein and Charlie,” he says in the ad. But not only is there no evidence to support this accusation about Crist, the Miami Herald found that he never made that allegation in his successful lawsuit to recover millions of dollars in Rothstein-related losses.

CAMPAIGN 2014 | Governor

Mystery man in Rick Scott attack ad unveiled, misleads about Charlie Crist and Ponzi scheme

The Miami Herald has identified the Republican used in an attack ad by Gov. Rick Scott against challenger Charlie Crist. The ad wrongly claims that Crist and Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein had ‘swindled’ the mysterious Republican.

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