Attorney Steven Lippman helped his former boss, jailed Ponzi scammer Scott Rothstein, arrange fraudulent transfers while collecting millions of dollars in bonuses, loans and personal expenses, a bankruptcy lawyer claimed in court Wednesday.
The allegations came from attorney Charles Lichtman, who is representing the court-appointed trustee picking through the ruins of Rothstein’s former Fort Lauderdale, Fla., firm — Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler — to recover money for creditors. Rothstein is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to coordinating a $1.2 billion fraud.
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