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August 16, 2012

Three Brooklyn Hasidim Busted For Laundering Millions Of Dollars Of Drug Money

Handcuffs Orange JumpsuitThree Brooklyn hasidim – Samuel Ashkenazi, 43; Samuel “Benzi” Goldberger, 34; and Samuel Blau, 50 – were arrested Wednesday for allegedly laundering “millions of dollars for an international drug ring that operates in Israel, England and the US.”

 

Three Brooklyn Hasidim Busted For Laundering Millions Of Dollars Of Drug Money
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com

Three Brooklyn hasidim – Samuel Ashkenazi, 43; Samuel “Benzi” Goldberger, 34; and Samuel Blau, 50 – were arrested Wednesday for allegedly laundering “millions of dollars for an international drug ring that operates in Israel, England and the US,” the New York Post reported.

Under the orders of the Israeli gang leaders, the three hasids allegedly collected drug money in New York, Boston and Hartford, and laundered it through The Money Spot, a check-cashing business in Brooklyn owned by Goldberger.

Ashkenazi allegedly was the group’s courier, picking up millions in cash and bringing it to The Money Spot to be counted and distributed.

Blau is accused of arranging at least one cash pickup in excess of $300,000.

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What else in new!! Always making a Chillul Hashem. I am sure that it was only a mistake and ALOT of money was given to tzedaka to unermine the sin of stealing!

The New York Post, who else?

I've read the books of Samuel I and Samuel II. I did not know they'd also published a Samuel III.

The New York Post, who else?

Posted by: Jack | August 16, 2012 at 11:27 AM

therefor?

and you saying it is not true and just made up?

to FM and all readers

they did not take any money themselves this was done purely for holy reason to support mosdos where people are learning torah.

However the questions remains since they did only for torah how come all that torah ;earning did not protect them from arrest?

This post is indirectly a perfect example of what is wrong with the charedi websites like YWN and VIN. Look at either of them and as far as they are concerned, this story never happened.

I think this is only the tip of the iceberg of all the theft that they do about 4 or 5 per cent of the tottal geneives by them its more like billions then millions.

Posted by: Holmes | August 16, 2012 at 11:54 AM

VIN will without the names?
YWN never

charedi apologists responses to follow...

i sit next to one in shul and he's such a sweet man. this is a mistake.
one of them invites every homeless person in the united states for shabbos dinner.
he's just trying to support his disabled son. it wasnt them. they arent charedim. everyone does it. its just goyish money. they were running their own sting to put the dealers in jail. madoffs worse. they thought it was money for japanese antiquities. the internet and FM made them do it. they all owned bicycles when they were younger. someone spiked their chulent with "money-laundering potion".

8 phone numbers for pidyon shvuyim have been set up , details to follow.

GREED. . .GREED . . . unmitigated GREED!

They should put them in a cell next to Bubbie (Ha!).

Big difference between The New York Post and The Daily News.

New York Post:
Three Hasidic Jews from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars


Daily News:
Three Brooklyn men were charged Wednesday with participating in an international conspiracy to launder millions in drug money

The Post, like Failedmessiah, relishes on the fact that the people were Jews while the Daily News does not bring this up.

This is like if the perpetrators were African Americans would it be appropriate if the New York Post would declare that:
Three African Americans from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars

The Post is an anti-Semitic paper operating in a heavily Jewish town - a wolf in sheep's clothing.


It is a federal operation, Hynes would not dare to launch such as operation against his Haredi puppet masters.

Marvin-The post tells it as is whats youre problem with that di shoite,you dont like it because youre a chusid youreself is that it?

This is like if the perpetrators were African Americans would it be appropriate if the New York Post would declare that:
Three African Americans from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars


This is not ok since this has nothing to do with Africa. What would be ok would be.

"Three blacks from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars"

benzi goldberger is the son of rabbi goldberger from pupa his father runs excellent home care and paid millions in fines to the state and was one of governor pataki biggest supporter

ah-pee-chorus,you forgot: "It's only a lie fabricated by that self hating Jew Shmarya Rosenberg(who btw should change his name into Julius Streicher) who spends his time,what a pathetic loser,in his mom's basement inventing false stories about innocent,heilige Torah-true Jews!!!"

It's an old story that chasidim are very involved in the drug trade, especially Israelis. It's been going on for years. Denial doesn't change facts.

It sounds a bit like the movie "Holy Rollers" (2010) with Jesse Eisenberg. I liked the movie.

who spends his time,what a pathetic loser,in his mom's basement

Me thinks tubby here goes out a lot to eat junk food.

Posted by: Jack
"The New York Post, who else?."

Of course it's "The New York Post" posting about three Brooklyn Hasidim busted for laundering drug money!. It doesn't say "Le Monde" on its header, now does it?.

Ooh, you mean it as like "Fox News"="Faux News", or "Al Jazeera"="A mouth piece for al-Qaeda".

Gotcha ^.^ (*facepalm*)

Posted by: Jack
"The New York Post, who else?."

Online news sites:
*"The NY Daily News: Feds charge three Brooklyn men in money laundering conspiracy through local check cashing firms." (tip of the hat to jewishwhistleblower).
*"RUNYWeb: Трех Самуилов» из Бруклина обвиняют в отмывании наркодолларов."

Online Jewish news sites:
*"5 Towns Jewish Times: Money Laundring: Chasidic Drug-Cash Rap."

Online Jewish news blogs:
*"Daas Torah: Money Laundring: Arrests foralleged US-Israeli money laundering ring."
*"Chaptzem: Money Laundring: Drug-cash rap vs. Hasid trio."

...And, all the news propagation sites that are propagating these news feeds all over the net, and it's only the first 24 hours.

Posted by: Marvin
"Big difference between The New York Post and The Daily News.

New York Post:
Three Hasidic Jews from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars

Daily News:
Three Brooklyn men were charged Wednesday with participating in an international conspiracy to launder millions in drug money

The Post, like Failedmessiah, relishes on the fact that the people were Jews while the Daily News does not bring this up."

The Post is an anti-Semitic paper operating in a heavily Jewish town."

Okay. Lets get started:

"The Post, like Failedmessiah, relishes on the fact that the people were Jews while the Daily News does not bring this up."

*These are opinion, not facts.
*Failedmessiah does not "relish" on Jewish misdeeds, it points out Hasidic Jews' malfeasance.
*The NY Post is located in New York, a large continental city with a large contingency of Secular, Orthodox and Ultra-Orthodox Jews. "Jews" is an all encompassing blanket word, "Hasidic Jews" is a determining term in this case, since that is who they were.
*Even if the headline was "Three Jews from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars", that's still not anti-Semitic. Denoting a race or religion of a perp in a news article is, as of yet, not a race baiting offense, unless somebody had changed the headline to "dirty Jews", and that would had been a race incitement move by that particular person, not the whole of the NY Post specially (one Hell of a ClusterF*ck for its editors for not catching the change before printing time, though).
*If your "factual insinuation" that the inclusion of "Hasidic" in a headline is "proof" of anti-Semitism, are you then also going to apply that label to the online Jewish news site "5 Towns Jewish Times" for their version of the story's headline?: "Money Laundring: Chasidic Drug-Cash Rap."

(And for those [you know who you are, chaps] who still label the site's owner and other participating Jewish people here critical of the shenanigans of certain Religious zealots anti-Semites, here's, once again, "Correct Definition 101":

"anti-Semitism": The suspicion of, hatred toward, or discrimination against Jews by non-Jews for reasons connected to their Jewish heritage).

So, going back to your post, Marvin. Your statement that:

"The Post is an anti-Semitic paper operating in a heavily Jewish town."

...Is both wrong and slanderous. And coming from you, a Jewish person that wasn't even aware that the training costs for the drafted Jewish Charedim men in the Israel Defense Forces would NOT cause an imbalance on Israel's total GDP, I'm not surprised.

Learn right. It makes you more credible.

Bob Guthrie you sound like a lunatic

Posted by: I can't think of a name yet
"Bob Guthrie you sound like a lunatic."

Yes, all extremist Charedim or their supporters seem to have that same ear canal problem around me. Ears drops maybe?. =/

I can't think of a name yet -Ittakes a lunatic to know a lunatic you idiot.

Jancibacsi,
You are such a naar

Jonathan -IT takes one to know one,besides its much better to be a nar then a ganef or a molester

Posted by: Bob Guthrie | August 17, 2012 at 04:30 AM

So I take it you would have no problems with either of these headlines.

Three African Americans from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars

or

Three blacks from Brooklyn were busted yesterday for allegedly laundering millions of dollars

Posted by: Marvin
"So I take it you would have no problems with either of these headlines."

With the first headline?. No, as it uses the current correct terminology to describe an African American (also known as Black-American), an individual of connected African ancestry, born or residing in the United States of America.

As a pointed out to you before, denoting the race or religion of a perp in a news article is, as of yet, not a race baiting offense.

With the second headline?. No either, as any English educated, language savvy editor would never write just "blacks", because as I already told you, he would be aware that the correct term is African American.

Marvin, trying to incite race discord only works when you are doing it right.

Just saying "The Post is an anti-Semitic paper operating in a heavily Jewish town" without a fact, or suggesting that a Failedmessiah's post about a possible little girl being murdered in Israel (http://goo.gl/Ooj1k) is actually intended "to tie haredi/chabad to the crime" just makes you look unknowledgeable, uncouth, extremist, unoriginal, devoid of basic manners or social interaction, hateful, and regarding the "suggestion" involving the possible murder of a little Jewish girl, heartless.

But do continue on, it's a free country, But hark to the warning that posts like yours will only present you to other people in a negative manner, to the point of dismissing any and all of your posts, even the simple ones in were you are actually trying to make a valid point or being sincere, as suspect.

Like your suggested "racist headline" post, kiddo.

to apicorus if u are talking about ashkinazi then he was niknamed in yesiva ashkinatzi. he is a peice of shit. and fact is that people that steel give charity to ease there consues or clean there sin or in ashkinaziz case to sho off he is such a person .allwaes shoing of with his cash.and the fact that someone is a nice person dose not say hee is honest.who sed that a thief has to have bad maners? berrny madof is a very sweet guy

Bob Guthrie, you may be technically correct; labelling the suspects im such manner is not "prima facie" antisemitism. However, you willfully ignore the fact that it has become pc not to report a suspect as black, presumably so as to avoid the tarnishing of an entire community with the misdeeds of one individual. The fact that this courtesy was not extended to this community certainly raises legitimate questions of racial or religous bias.

the reason they write hasidic jews especially in the month of elul is to show we are all sinners and it is never to late for t'shuva....so stop spreading loshon hara...be don l'kaf zechus....and we all should start doing t'shuva

Posted by: Yosef
"However, you willfully ignore the fact that it has become pc not to report a suspect as black, presumably so as to avoid the tarnishing of an entire community with the misdeeds of one individual."

No, there was a headline a couple days ago that read "Black Men pummel White Guy for 'fun'" (North College Hill, Cincinnati), and the LAT add a recent article on "Three Black teens sought in home invasion."

"Has become pc not to report..." Opinion, not fact, Yosef, you should know better as a learned person.

Wow! Chaim glick! Ur one hell of a bitter waste of space! I usually dnt post comments, but d fact that I know Ashkenazy starting from yeshiva where he was NOT called ashkenatzi, all d way to being his neighbor, I know that he's a very nice and caring person, and I know that he stole money from government but he's NOT maddof who stole from innocent ppl! Anyways ur not worth it to even spit in ur direction?
Oh, and btw, learn how to spell! ASAP!

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