November 20, 2019 / 10:48 PM / 19 days ago

Prosecutors say attorney stole identities to bring false ADA suits

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have accused a Florida lawyer of stealing two people’s identities and using their information to file hundreds of fraudulent disability lawsuits against public establishments.

Stuart Finkelstein, 65, was arrested on Tuesday and charged in a criminal complaint with six counts including mail fraud, aggravated identity theft and obstruction of justice, prosecutors said.

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