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Skip to comments.Profitable not-for-profits
Posted on 12/07/2012 9:49:41 AM PST by lowbridge
Nechemya Weberman, an unlicensed counselor accused of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in his care, testified Wednesday that he ripped off a charity he founded ostensibly to help poor Brooklynites.
You used this not-for-profit for personal gain? asked a Brooklyn prosecutor.
Yes I did, Weberman replied, admitting that he spent donations meant for his group, BLev VNefesh, on tuition for his kids yeshiva and that its cash was also spent at stores like BMG Corset & Lingerie.
Creepy, sure. But par for the course in New York, where politicians routinely turn nonprofits into personal piggy banks.
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