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Developer behind $58M Ponzi scheme sells Manhattan properties at auction
February 06, 2019 02:00PM
Westchester developer Michael D’Alessio, who pleaded guilty to fraud charges in November, sold multiple development projects at bankruptcy auctions over the last few months,...
wins New York Press Club award
May 11, 2018 03:00PM
The Real Deal won an award from the New York Press Club for best crime reporting in the magazine category for senior reporter Konrad...
Bar Works mastermind Renwick Haddow extradited to US
April 13, 2018 04:25PM
Renwick Haddow, the mastermind behind the alleged co-working Ponzi scheme Bar Works, has been extradited to the U.S., federal prosecutors announced Friday. Crain’s reported...
National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more
April 13, 2018 12:18PM
The best and worst markets in which to sell a luxury home in US The city by the bay has quickest luxury home sales...
Rapid Realty hit with racketeering lawsuit from franchisee lender
April 09, 2018 04:20PM
Amid an ongoing revolt among franchise owners, Rapid Realty is facing a new set of charges that its business is a Ponzi scheme designed...
Bar Works founder Renwick Haddow agrees to extradition: SEC
December 21, 2017 09:30AM
Renwick Haddow is still sitting in a Moroccan jail, but possibly not for much longer. The Bar Works founder and alleged fraudster agreed to...
Bar Works victims sue JPMorgan for allegedly helping Ponzi scheme
November 06, 2017 05:00PM
A group of Bar Works victims is suing JPMorgan Chase for $3 million over its role in the alleged Ponzi scheme. The plaintiffs, a...
Alleged Ponzi schemer Cheskel Strulowitz facing foreclosure on BK portfolio
October 13, 2017 03:45PM
Brooklyn investor Cheskel Strulowitz, who’s battling allegations of running a $90 million real estate Ponzi scheme, is facing foreclosure on a portion of a...
71 Chinese investors sue Bar Works and its execs over alleged Ponzi scheme
July 18, 2017 04:26PM
A group of 71 Chinese investors is suing the co-working scheme Bar Works and its alleged masterminds Renwick Haddow and Zoya Kiselova in federal...
WATCH: Why is online real estate fraud the perfect crime?
July 14, 2017 07:00AM
Real estate scams have existed since property started changing hands. The internet — and social media in particular — led to the proliferation of...
Black’s money: A bizarre co-working scheme and the global rise of online real estate fraud
July 10, 2017 07:00AM
Cindy used to dream of barging through the front door of Bar Works West Village, TV crew in tow. She would stride past the...
Don’t hate the player: How a former NBA star built a real estate fraud scheme around his basketball ties
March 14, 2017 07:00AM
The shot that made Tate George was one of those moments that make you question the laws of time and space. It was March...
Paydirt: The talented Mr. Haddow, Thor loses some thunder,
4 Times Square flurry … & more
January 17, 2017 08:30AM
The prize went from palm oil plantations in Sierra Leone to desks in co-working spaces in New York. Otherwise, the game remained the same....
Ponzi scheme victims could get money back through sale of Hamptons estate
August 05, 2015 04:40PM
It reads like the plot of a movie. Two brothers-in-law who schemed investors out of $96 million in order to acquire a beachfront property...
Mansion with a Ponzi scheme past lists for $37.5M
June 07, 2015 12:30PM
A French-impersonating mansion in the Beverly Crest section of Los Angeles is now on the market for $37.5 million. It’s been on and off the...
Peter Madoff’s LI home sells for $3.5M
March 05, 2015 09:02AM
The Long Island home belonging to Peter Madoff, brother of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff, has sold for $3.5 million.
Madoff sons fashioned fake loans for NYC real estate buys: suit
July 15, 2014 04:55PM
An amended lawsuit against Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff’s sons alleges the pair diverted tens of millions from their father’s firm to engineer fake loans they...
Long Island real estate manager pleads guilty in $96M scheme
May 13, 2014 11:00AM
Long Island real estate manager Adam Manson pleaded guilty in a $96 million Ponzi scheme Monday, and will be sentenced to up to five...
Family of Ponzi schemer Gershon Barkany hit with suit
March 20, 2014 10:45AM
Four relatives of Gershon Barkany, who pleaded guilty last year in a $62 million Ponzi scheme involving fraudulent New York and New Jersey real...
Attorney indicted for alleged $4M real estate Ponzi scheme
October 17, 2013 03:51PM
A disbarred New York City attorney stands accused of swindling $4 million from investors who thought she was putting their money into buying up...
Home Depot buys Bronx retail location from Madison International Realty for $40M
Keller Williams Midtown CEO forced out: sources
Sitex continues buying spree with $36M industrial buy in Queens
Rabsky sells Williamsburg apartment building to UDR for $130M
Lichtenstein on Amazon pullout: “Worst day for NYC since 9-11”
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