After a month of testimony and evidence, jurors in the first trial of any kind in the wake of Scott Rothstein’s $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme have been told by some of South Florida’s most seasoned litigators to make an unenviable choice: side with either an unscrupulous bank or money-hungry investors.

As Miami attorney Richard Sharpstein, who has litigated against many of the lawyers in the case but is not involved in any Rothstein-related affairs as of yet, said: “I don’t think you have any sympathetic parties on either side. It’s greed versus greed. Sometimes for such juries, it might even be a wash.”

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