Scott Rothstein will be deposed over two weeks beginning next Monday and ending Christmas Eve, with a lineup of some 30 lawyers allotted time slots from a half hour to an entire day to question the convicted Ponzi schemer.

Details of what has been dubbed “The Big Deposition” were discussed at a hearing Monday before U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Raymond Ray to establish protocol for the deposition. A cadre of lawyers in civil litigation spun off from the Ponzi want to question Rothstein, who is serving a 50-year sentence at a federal prison. They want first-hand information about how the $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme unfolded and operated, and who else might have been involved.

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