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

01/06/2013 1:43 PM

01/06/2013 1:48 PM

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.

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