Prosecutors, Defense Make Closing Arguments In Brooklyn Ultra Orthodox Leader's Sex Abuse CaseNechemya Weberman, 54, smiled as he left the courthouse with his wife on Thursday, seeming upbeat. But it could be his last night as a free man.
Nechemya Weberman Takes Stand In Sex Abuse Trial, Denies Inappropriate Relations With TeenOn the day his accuser turned 18 years old, the counselor walked into court and told the jury he never sexually abused anyone inside his Brooklyn home office.
Brooklyn Orthodox Leader's Sex Abuse Trial Resumes; Accuser's Mother Takes StandThe mother of the now-17-year-old accuser testified that she trusted counselor Nechemya Weberman. But the woman testified that she had no idea that her daughter was locked in a room alone with a man, which is a clear violation of Satmar law.
Trial Set To Continue For Brooklyn Orthodox Leader Accused Of Sex AbuseThe trial was set to continue Monday for a prominent Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish leader accused of sexually abusing a now-17-year-old girl.
Brooklyn Orthodox Leader's Defense Attorney Seeks To Discredit Sex Abuse Victim's ClaimsDefense lawyer Michael Farkus suggested that the now-17-year-old accuser who said the counselor sexually abused her for three years made it all up.
Sex Abuse Trial Of Brooklyn Orthodox Leader ContinuesIn defense of Nechemya Weberman, his attorney Michael Farkas suggested that the now-17-year-old victim brought charges of sexual abuse against the counselor out of a desire for revenge because she believes he told her father that she had a relationship with a boyfriend, something forbidden in the ultra Orthodox Satmar community.
Teen Accusing Orthodox Jewish Leader Of Sex Abuse Testifies 'I Wanted To Die' In a quiet, controlled voice, the now-married 17-year-old said she endured three years abuse at the hands of 54-year-old Nechemya Weberman.
Trial Postponed For Brooklyn Therapist Accused Of Sexually Abusing Teenage GirlNechemya Weberman has pleaded not guilty to committing a criminal sex act, rape, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.
NYC Rabbi Accused Of Molesting ChildNechemya Weberman pleaded innocent at his arraignment to charges of criminal sex act, rape, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual abuse.