This press release can be found at http://miami.fbi.gov/pressrel/2009/mm111209.htm
FBI and IRS Seeking to Identify Victims and Individuals with Information in Rothstein Investigation
The Miami Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Miami Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are seeking information from individuals who have invested in the Rothstein Structured Settlement Investment (RSSI) or from individuals who have information that would be helpful to the investigation. To facilitate information gathering, the FBI has established a dedicated e-mail address and an informational telephone line 1-800-CALL-FBI, “Rothstein Option.”
Details of the investigation cannot be discussed at this time, as the investigation is ongoing. However, the FBI and IRS are seeking to identify victims and to obtain any information to determine the extent of any potential fraud.
In an effort to determine the scope of the matter and the amount of losses that may be involved, investigators are requesting that individuals provide:
Basic contact information (name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address.)
Amount of investments/losses with the Rothstein Structured Settlement Investment.
Whether you can verify your investments by providing the most recent statements.
Any additional information that may be helpful.
Information may be provided via dedicated e-mail address Rothstein.Investment@ic.fbi.gov
or to informational telephone line 1-800-CALL-FBI, “Rothstein Option” (1-800-225-5324.)
If you have investigative information that may aid the criminal investigation, you may also submit it via email or telephone. For those who would like to return funds received from Rothstein please call the 1-800 number and someone will get back with you with specific instructions on how to return the funds.
Hard copy documentation may be mailed to:
FBI Victim Assistance Program
16320 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida 33169
If it is determined that you are a victim, the FBI will be in touch with you. Please note that due to the expected number of responses, it may be several days before you are contacted.