Recordings of Monsey Rabbi Heard in Kidnapping Trial

untitledThursday marked the second day of trial for New Jersey Rabbi Mendel Epstein in which prosecutors played recordings obtained by undercover agents alleging Monsey Rabbi Martin Wolmark’s involvement in the illegal kidnapping and divorce schemes. Wolmark is clearly heard on the recordings urging undercover agents to bring unwilling husbands to New York to carry out the forced religious divorces. Indicted last month, Wolmark plead guilty to interstate travel and using threats of violence as part of Epstein’s kidnapping ring. His sentencing is scheduled for May 18 and could face up to 5 years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines.

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