His lawyer told the AP that details of a plea deal have not been finalized. Attorney Marc Nurik added that Rothstein's extravagant collection of jewelry, cars, and real estate -- which we took a close look at in this post -- are worth $60 million and $100 million. Nurik said he hopes that money is distributed to "legitimate investors."
Rothstein's alleged scheme involved a side business selling phony legal settlements to investors who were promised big returns.
TPMmuckraker's full coverage of the Rothstein saga is here.