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Officials Of Satmar Central United Talmudic Academy Indicted In $3 Million Fraud Scheme

Two Brooklyn yeshiva directors stand accused of defrauding a national school lunch program of millions by claiming they’d provided meals to students that never got served, prosecutors announced Thursday. Read more

Yermia Solomon (Nechemya Weberman) Charged With Raping Minor

WOODRIDGE – Yermia “Jeremy” Solomon, an officer with the Monticello Police Department, has been charged with raping a minor, according to state police. Read more

One of Satmar’s Most Famous Hubs

At first glance it seems like one nondescript building among scores in Williamsburg, a three-story brown-brick property housing a small retail store and a couple of apartments above. Read more

Satmar Charity Is Suing NYC

A Williamsburg charity is suing the city for not getting a tax break in what insiders say is mayoral payback for its rabbi’s role in the circumcision controversy. Read more

Man Burns Religious Books on Bus Owned By Jewish School

A man set fire to several religious texts inside a bus belonging to a Jewish school in Brooklyn, authorities said. Read more

Accused Child Molester Sues Synagogue

Leaders at a Brooklyn synagogue say a former congregant is trying to force his way into a leadership role and accuses him of inappropriate conduct with teenage boys. Read more

Williamsburg Waterfront Transformer Sued For Investor Fraud

WILLIAMSBURG — The Brooklyn developer who laid the groundwork for an explosion of residential properties along the Williamsburg waterfront ran a get-richer-quick real estate scheme for five years, conning a small group of Israeli investors out of more than $20 million, according to a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. Read more

Williamsburg Families Won’t Identify Mohels After Babies Herpes

The New York City Health Department said it cannot complete an investigation into who it says infected four infants with herpes through a Jewish circumcision rite because the boys’ families will not identify the mohels. Read more