Man Convicted In Hasidic Brooklyn Mob Attack Is A Scapegoat For Williamsburg Shomrim

The only man tried in the 2013 beating of a fashion student by a mob of Hasidic Jewish vigilantes is appealing his conviction, arguing that prosecutors relied on junk science to tie his DNA to the scene. The prosecution, his lawyer argues, was meant to “scapegoat” the man, Mayer Herskovic, 23, while protecting politically connected… Continue reading Man Convicted In Hasidic Brooklyn Mob Attack Is A Scapegoat For Williamsburg Shomrim