Accused Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein told a federal judge Wednesday that he has been on the anti-depressant Zoloft for anxiety since he was charged with running a $1.2 billion fraud Ponzi scheme from his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., law firm.

The disbarred former chairman of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler was in court to tell U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn that he waives any objections to conflicts that might arise by having former law partner Marc Nurik represent him.

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