• Alleged Ponzi schemer Cheskel Strulowitz facing foreclosure on BK portfolio

    7 days ago - By The Real Deal New York

    Brooklyn investor Cheskel Strulowitz, who's battling allegations of running a $90 million real estate Ponzi scheme, is facing foreclosure on a portion of a 31-property portfolio in the borough, court records show. Maverick Real Estate Partners, which in March launched a $75 million private equity fund focused on acquiring distressed debt, purchased about $40 million worth of loans from Signature Bank in May backed by the 31 properties Strulowitz owns across Brooklyn, records filed in...
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