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Attorney discipline: 13 in South Florida are punished

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 13 South Florida attorneys in recent actions brought by the Florida Bar, including Theodore Tarone, of Palm Beach, who pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges connected to real estate closings. Tarone was among two disb.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2013

Florida Bar disciplines 8 South Florida attorneys; three licenses revoked

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined 19 attorneys statewide in July and August, including Lake Worth attorney Timothy McCabe, who was disbarred. McCabe admitted to misappropriating millions in client funds and abandoned his practice. (Case Nos. SC13-549.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 30th, 2013

Two Orlando-area lawyers disciplined by Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court on Friday announced it has disciplined 21 attorneys, disbarring one, suspending 17 and publicly reprimanding three — including two lawyers from Orlando. The local lawyers disciplined include: • Ometrias Deon Long, P.O. Box .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2014

Florida Supreme Court disciplines 4 C. Fla. attorneys

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 21 attorneys — including four in the Orlando area — disbarring two, suspending 17 and publicly reprimanding two. In addition, seven attorneys received more than one form of discipline, incl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2013

Six local attorneys disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 34 attorneys — including six in the Orlando area — disbarred 13, revoked the license of one, suspended 11 and publicly reprimanded nine. Among the local attorneys disciplined are: • Damo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2013

Florida Bar disciplines 3 C. Fla. attorneys

The Florida Bar in recent court orders disciplined 24 attorneys, disbarring five, revoking the license of one, suspending nine and publicly reprimanding eight, including three attorneys from Central Florida. The local attorneys include: • Andrea Black.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2013

TD Bank, exec charged by SEC in Ponzi scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it has charged TD Bank and a former executive with violating securities laws in connection with a $1.4 billion South Florida-based Ponzi scheme conducted by Scott Rothstein, a now-disbarred lawyer wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2013

Former Rothstein CFO Charged in $1.2B Ponzi Scheme

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — The former chief financial officer of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law firm has been charged with conspiracy in the $1.2 billion fraud. South Florida federal prosecutors filed a court document Wednesday charg.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 16th, 2014

Obama to nominate four judges in Florida

President Barack Obama will nominate four attorneys, including three sitting state judges, to the federal bench in Florida, the White House announced Wednesday, the Jacksonville Business Journal reports. Two of the nominations will be to the U.S. Distric.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2014

Upcoming IKEA to hire 350 in Miami

IKEA’s new Sweetwater location is looking to hire 350 employees, the company said in a news release. Set to open in the summer, IKEA’s second South Florida location is looking for people to fill a variety of positions, including jobs in home furnishi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2014

Polar Vortex Holds 187 Million People In Its Icy Grip

The so-called Polar Vortex is now moving south and east after pulling down temperatures to record lows in many regions. Some 32 states have issued wind chill warnings and advisories today including Montana and Florida. The polar vortex has forced several .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 7th, 2014

StreetEasy to shut down 3 listing sites

StreetEasy, the real estate listings website purchased by Zillow Inc., is shutting down its sites for Washington, Philadelphia and south Florida properties.StreetEasy will continue to list homes in the New York metropolitan area, including New York City, .....»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 9th, 2013

South Florida sees August home prices jump 14%

Home pricing including distressed sales jumped a whopping 14 percent in each of South Florida’s counties, with Miami-Dade leading the charge as usual, according to CoreLogic. In Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, home prices, including distressed sales, increa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2013

Cow rest stops might be coming to South Florida. Yes, you heard it right

Miami may soon be known for cows and horses in addition to being an international playground for the rich, famous and powerful. The Miami-Dade Commission is asking several state offices including the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture to create rest sto.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2013

TD Bank to pay $52.5 million in U.S. settlements over Ponzi scheme

(Reuters) - Toronto-Dominion Bank will pay $52.5 million in civil penalties to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it violated securities laws in connection with a Ponzi scheme conducted by Florida lawyer Scott Rothstein, who is now serving a 50-year p.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2013

TD Bank to Pay $90 Million in US Settlements Over Ponzi Scheme

Toronto-Dominion Bank will pay $90 million in civil penalties to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it violated securities laws in connection with a Ponzi scheme conducted by Florida lawyer Scott Rothstein, who is now serving a 50-year prison term......»»

Category: topSource: moneynewsSep 23rd, 2013

TD Bank to pay $90 million in U.S. settlements over Ponzi scheme

(Reuters) - Toronto-Dominion Bank will pay $90 million in civil penalties to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it violated securities laws in connection with a Ponzi scheme conducted by Florida lawyer Scott Rothstein, who is now serving a 50-year pri.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 23rd, 2013

TD Bank to pay $90 million in U.S. settlements over Ponzi scheme

Toronto-Dominion Bank will pay $90 million in civil penalties to settle charges by U.S. regulators that it violated securities laws in connection with a Ponzi scheme conducted by Florida lawyer Scott Rothstein, who is now serving a 50-year prison term......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 23rd, 2013

Regulators fine TD Bank over Ponzi scheme

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Federal regulators charged TD Bank and a former executive in connection with a South Florida-based Ponzi scheme conducted by Scott Rothstein, who is now serving a 50-year prison sentence. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Networ.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 23rd, 2013

Florida Supreme Court disciplines 3 Winter Park attorneys

Three local attorneys were among the 19 recently disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court, the Florida Bar announced Aug. 30. Statewide, the court disbarred two attorneys, revoked the licenses of seven, suspended eight and publicly reprimanded two. Two a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2013