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Monsey Man Sentenced to 30 Years’ Imprisonment on Conviction for Sexual Abuse of Daughter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 08, 2009

Benton J. Campbell, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, announced that Israel Weingarten of Monsey, New York, was sentenced to 30 years of imprisonment following his March 11, 2009 conviction after trial on five counts of transporting his daughter in foreign commerce for the purpose of sexually abusing her during the spring and summer of 1997. The sentencing proceeding was held today before United States District Judge John Gleeson at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn.

Mr. Campbell expressed his grateful appreciation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its commitment and unwavering efforts in the investigation and prosecution of this case, and to the United States Marshals Service for its assistance during the trial.

The government’s case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Andrea Goldbarg and Rachel Nash.

The Defendant:

SRAEL WEINGARTEN
Age: 59



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