An Israeli businessman convicted of a $30 million investment fraud was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Lucian Ludwig Kozminski was -- or maybe is -- a man convicted of swindling some 3,000 of his fellow Holocaust survivors, who did time in federal prison and died in 1993, according to his death certificate.
Ordinarily, this would end the sordid tale of a man who preyed on his own people. Instead, it is only the beginning of a mystery, full of intrigue and skullduggery, which America's Most Wanted (Fox) will telecast on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 9 p.m. under the title, "The Holocaust Swindler."
Every Jewish New Year we recite the words, "Repentance, prayer and charity avert the evil decree." It sounds straightforward enough, but trying to navigate myriad charities, especially Jewish charities, is confounding.