Federal agents confiscated homes, yachts, cars and jewelry when they raided the couple’s $6.4 million Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home in November, but Kim Rothstein wants some of the jewelry back without specifying exactly what she wants.
She filed a petition in her husband’s criminal case Friday claiming the U.S. government has no right to keep some of the 304 seized watches, necklaces and earrings her husband gave her as gifts “based on their personal friendship and relationship” before the high-powered attorney started his $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme in 2005. The couple married in 2008.
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