Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Brooke Astor's Son Loses His Appeal

We are not convinced that as an aged felon Marshall should be categorically immune from incarceration.
The lack of a criminal history is an ordinary circumstance that does not vitiate a prison term for obtaining millions of dollars through financial abuse of an elderly victim.
      – Justice Darcel Clark, New York State Appellate Court
 So ends (barring further legal maneuvers) a saga of elder abuse first noted on this blog almost seven years ago. Anthony Marshall, elderly son of Brooke Astor, faces three years in prison, The NY Post reports.

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