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Court Name: United States District Court
Judge Leonard D. Wexler

Date: 9/28/2016 11:00 AM
Room: 940

Case: United States v. Zornberg

Summary: Sentencing of disbarred Hauppauge lawyer convicted of masterminding a foreclosure prevention scam that cost at least 10 families $1.3 million. He persuaded homeowners facing foreclosure to sign over their homes to straw buyers who would get mortgages on more favorable terms, while the homeowners paid rent. Instead, the scammers pocketed the mortgage proceeds and the rent without providing any relief. Zornberg was disbarred after