Fake broker faces six years in jail for affordable housing scheme

A Sheepshead Bay woman who posed as a real estate agent will soon be moving into jail. Yelena Litvak was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to larceny charges. According to the Brooklyn District Attorney, Litvak pretended to be a leasing and sales agent for Mitchell-Lama affordable housing buildings across the city, targeting Russian immigrants from her local South Brooklyn neighborhood and promising she could secure them housing in exchange […]

Source: Real Estate

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