Heimisheh Scandals

Scandals in the frum jewish communities

Arrest of the Holly Spinka Rebbe Shelita

I start by covering and assembling everything I can find about the arrest of the Holy Admor of Spinka. But my hope is to make this a clearing house of the many heimish scandals. If anyone has more info, please post it or email it to me.
December 19, 2007
Rabbi Naftali Tzi Weisz, head of the Spinka religious group, and his executive assistant, Gabbai Moseh E. Zigelman, are accused of soliciting “tens of millions of dollars” in contributions to Spinka charities while secretly promising to refund up to 95% of contributors’ donations, federal prosecutors said. The contributors then illegally claimed tax deductions on their bogus donations.

December 28, 2007 Posted by | Frum Scandals, Heimish Scandals, Rebbe Scandals | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments