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Brooklyn Lawyer Charged For Theft of Nearly $4 Million From Clients

The defendant represented an elderly couple during the sale of their Bensonhurst home when he stole just under $1.3 million of the proceeds for his personal use.

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn lawyer has been arraigned and indicted for allegedly stealing around $3.8 million from four clients. Those clients were represented by Salvatore Strazzulo, who represented them in real estate and estate proceedings connected to five properties in Bensonhurst, Kensington, Dyker Heights and Borough Park. The indictment alleges that Strazzulo used the money he stole to fund a “lavish lifestyle” that included $50,000 worth of meals at restaurants. Click here to read more on brooklyn.news12.