The 2013 New York divorce torture plot was a sting operation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation against a gang that had been torturing Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces. It culminated in the arrest of a group of men from New York under the direction of Mendel Epstein who were involved in the planned kidnapping and torture of a fictitious Jewish husband in Middlesex County, New Jersey, with the purpose of obtaining from him a get. Epstein and his men were found guilty of kidnapping in 2015, and were sentenced to long prison terms.

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  • The 2013 New York divorce torture plot was a sting operation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation against a gang that had been torturing Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces. It culminated in the arrest of a group of men from New York under the direction of Mendel Epstein who were involved in the planned kidnapping and torture of a fictitious Jewish husband in Middlesex County, New Jersey, with the purpose of obtaining from him a get. Epstein and his men were found guilty of kidnapping in 2015, and were sentenced to long prison terms. (en)
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  • 2013-10-09 (xsd:date)
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  • Shut down get extortion ring
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  • Arrests and convictions
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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
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  • The 2013 New York divorce torture plot was a sting operation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation against a gang that had been torturing Jewish men into granting their wives religious divorces. It culminated in the arrest of a group of men from New York under the direction of Mendel Epstein who were involved in the planned kidnapping and torture of a fictitious Jewish husband in Middlesex County, New Jersey, with the purpose of obtaining from him a get. Epstein and his men were found guilty of kidnapping in 2015, and were sentenced to long prison terms. (en)
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  • 2013 New York divorce torture plot (en)
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