Friday Photo: The fruits of fraud

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – JUNE 03: A person checks out a 2006 Ferrari F430 Spyder before the auction put on by Rick Levin and Associates, Inc., on behalf of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s cars and watercraft at the Broward County Convention center on June 3, 2010 in ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JUNE 03: A person checks out a 2006 Ferrari F430 Spyder before the auction put on by Rick Levin and Associates, Inc., on behalf of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's cars and watercraft at the Broward County Convention center on June 3, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Rothstein, plead guilty to running the estimated $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme in January. The cars at the auction included a 2008 Bugatti Veyron, a 2009 Bentley Continental GTC, a 2007 Rolls-Royce Phantom, a 2009 Ferrari 430 Spyder, a 1967 Corvette Convertible, a 2009 Maserati GT and a 2010 Lamborghini LP-670SV. Some of the proceeds from the auction will go towards paying back the victims of Rothstein's scheme.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – JUNE 03: A person checks out a 2006 Ferrari F430 Spyder before the auction put on by Rick Levin and Associates, Inc., on behalf of the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s cars and watercraft at the Broward County Convention center on June 3, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Rothstein, plead guilty to running the estimated $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme in January. The cars at the auction included a 2008 Bugatti Veyron, a 2009 Bentley Continental GTC, a 2007 Rolls-Royce Phantom, a 2009 Ferrari 430 Spyder, a 1967 Corvette Convertible, a 2009 Maserati GT and a 2010 Lamborghini LP-670SV. Some of the proceeds from the auction will go towards paying back the victims of Rothstein’s scheme.

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