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Milton Balkany, Brooklyn Rabbi, Convicted of Extortion

Milton Balkany, a Rabbi in Midwood, was convicted Wednesday for extortion, blackmail, wire fraud and making false statements at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports. Balkany is a day school director at Bais Yaakov. He was guilty of attempting to extort a $4 million donation from billionaire Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital […]