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Court Name: United States District Court
Judge Joan Azrack

Date: 9/27/2016 9:30 AM
Room: 920

Case: United States v. Chandler

Summary: Jury trial continues on drug conspiracy and weapons charges for Andre Chandler aka “Mac Dre,” arrested in a federal takedown designed to quell gang-related violence in Hempstead Village. Chandler was the focus of an Internet series “The Indictment,” produced by his fiancée, a Queens DJ, and designed to prove his innocence.

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