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Con Artist Who Scammed Nuns Gets His Due

Earlier this month, a New Jersey man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for defrauding members of the Puerto Rico-based Dominican Sisters of the Rosary of Fatima and others of more than $1 million. He was also ordered to pay restitution to his victims.

Aug 27, 2013 04:00 PM

Con Artist Who Scammed Nuns Gets His Due

Man putting cash in jacket pocketThere’s no limit to how low con artists will go to swindle victims out of their money—often targeting the elderly, the terminally ill, homeowners on the brink of losing their homes, even the lonely looking for companionship online.

Here’s another category of victims to add to that list: members of religious communities who spend their lives tending to the sick and the poor.

Earlier this month, a New Jersey man was sentenced to 18 years in prison for defrauding members of the Puerto Rico-based Dominican Sisters of the Rosary of Fatima and others of more than $1 million. He was also ordered to pay restitution to his victims.

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