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The resident is among a long line of New York City property owners scammed out of their homes.
Ray Cortez bought his Brooklyn townhouse in the 1960s. Now, he faces eviction stemming from what he and his lawyers say is a case of deed theft. His neighbors are fighting to save his home.
Deed theft, a dead property manager, and a shocking $50 million judgement could spell the end for the beloved Caribbean restaurant.
As gentrification goes, so does the fraud.
"They knocked out all the walls. It's a nightmare."
They allegedly claimed at least 10 victims, half of them elderly.
Three of her four charges have been thrown out so far.
Politicians have set aside $1.25 million to buy it. It's not clear what they'll do if the developers won't sell.
"The subpoenas were over-broad, and asked inappropriate questions about their voluntary associations with their neighbors."
She claims the city knew there was a problem with its property filing system.