By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo.com June 21, 2012
BROOKLYN — Four men were arrested Thursday morning for allegedly offering a $500,000 bribe to a sexually abused teenager to get her to drop charges against a popular Orthodox community counselor who is presently on trial in Brooklyn.
Members of Brooklyn's Satmar Hasidic community gather
in 2011. The group is one of the largest in New York.
Child Abuse Must Be Reported by Hasidim
By Edward Koch Newsmax.com Monday, 14 May 2012
The crime of sexually abusing a child, including adolescents and teens, is so heinous that the public is immediately shocked and angered.
For a number of years, we have read of sex acts involving Catholic clergy with adolescents and seminarians taking place in a number of countries, including the U.S.
Members of Brooklyn's Satmar Hasidic community gather in 2011. The group is one of the largest in New York.
(Getty Images)The New York Times, to its credit, has been relentless in keeping this situation under examination by its reporters over the years with front page stories devoted to exposing the abuses. READ MORE