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Wheaton Man Headed To Prison In NYC Torah Fraud Case

A Jewish charity co-founder who billed himself as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” bent on recusing vintage Torahs across the globe was sentenced to more than four years in prison on Thursday for conning donors out of about $1 million.

10/11/2012

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Wheaton Jewish Bookstore Owner Admits To N.Y. Torah Fraud

A Jewish charity co-founder who claimed he traveled the world as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” to rescue Torahs pleaded guilty to fraud charges Thursday, saying he lied when he claimed he had personally obtained vintage Torah scrolls in Europe and Israel for six years.

02/02/2012

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Wheaton Bookstore Owner Charged With Mail Fraud

Authorities say a man who claimed he crisscrossed the globe rescuing Torahs as a “Jewish Indiana Jones” fabricated stories to dupe contributors to his charity.

08/24/2011

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Synagogue Restores 300-Year-Old Torah

It’s a season of celebration for members of one Jewish congregation–not just because it’s Hanukkah but because they’ve just finished restoring a 300-year-old Torah.

12/06/2010

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