Ringleader found guilty of fraud at Holocaust organization

May 9, 2013 02:41

NEW YORK – Semen Domnister, the former Claims Conference employee who was charged with leading a $57 million fraud scheme at the Holocaust restitution organization, was found guilty.

Domnitser and two others, Oksana Romalis and Luba Kramrish, were found guilty on all counts Wednesday by a US District Court jury in Manhattan. Their trial lasted four weeks.

Twenty-eight others charged in the fraud scheme had pleaded guilty.

The fraud was discovered in 2009 and dated back to 1993.

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