Broward - Central

Gossip Extra

Gossip Extra: Imprisoned Fort Lauderdale Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's book set to hit bookstores early next month

 

Imprisoned Fort Lauderdale Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein ratted out his favorite escort service to curry favors from federal authorities, ultimately causing the nation's largest provider of call girls to shut down!

It's one of the revelations in a new book about the Rothstein's fall from grace set to hit bookstores early next month. Pelican Publishing’s The Ultimate Ponzi: The Scott Rothstein Story was penned over two years by public relations exec Chuck Malkus, a former reporter at the Homestead South Dade News Leader.

The book is based on 5,000 pages from investigative files and interviews with Rothstein’s friends, including a half dozen secret lovers.

For more, click here

Read more Broward - Central stories from the Miami Herald

  •  
The Bahia Mar property

    Fort Lauderdale

    Bahia Mar sold, may be upgraded with more dining and shopping

    The iconic resort between the Intracoastal Waterway and the beach has been purchased by a group of Miami investors who intend to update the hotel and add restaurants and shops.

  •  
Tori Taylor, Claire Braverman and Paulo Catopodis, all 14, check the audio during an outdoor shot while filming a television pilot called, "Imbalanced." Taylor and Braverman, who own a film company in Davie called Points of View Film, have scripted and cast the television pilot that revolves around a youth residential facility for the mentally ill. They began shooting the series Monday morning at Western High School in Davie.

    Teen directors

    Teen directors hope to make it big

    Claire Braverman and Tori Taylor may only be 14 — they haven’t even started high school yet — but they have scripted, cast, shot and edited a television pilot.

  •  
All Aboard Broward station rendering

    Transportation

    All Aboard unveils station Fort Lauderdale station plans

    All Aboard Florida’s cross-state passenger rail line took one step forward and one step back Tuesday as the company unveiled its plans for a gleaming 30,000-square-foot station in Fort Lauderdale, but also confirmed that service to Orlando will be delayed.

Miami Herald

Join the
Discussion

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK