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Kensington doctor, lawyer busted in almost $1 million insurance fraud scheme

November 19 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The owner and operator of a fake Ocean Parkway medical clinic was indicted for running a million-dollar motor vehicle no-fault insurance scheme with an attorney and three others, prosecutors announced on Thursday. Between July 2016 and July 2017, David Safir, who is not a licensed physician, allegedly owned and controlled Jamaica Wellness Medical P.C. in […]

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Go inside Brooklyn’s secret mansion, complete with ‘indentured servants’

September 21 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A party planner is accused of throwing lavish affairs in a “Secret Mansion” that he didn’t own at 846 McDonald Ave. in Kensington with the aid of unpaid “indentured servants” who lived in the basement. The situation came to light when one of the “servants” refused to clean the dishes, whereupon the “master tenant,” Robin […]

Rasel Siddiquee was sentenced to 25 years in prison at Brooklyn Supreme Court for murdering his landlord with a sword. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Man gets 25 years for murdering landlord with sword

September 28 | By Paul Frangipane Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for nearly decapitating his landlord with a samurai sword before trying to flee the country. Supreme Court Justice Neil Firetog sentenced a stone-faced Rasel Siddiquee to the more than two-decade prison term in about five minutes, after Siddiquee pleaded guilty to manslaughter earlier this […]