Several members of the Satmar community arrested in the US
The FBI in Williamsburg this morning made arrests at 118 Skillman and 900 Bedford. The FBI raid on Bedford is next to the fire house, and another 10 cars by Bedford and Willoughby. Four members of the Satmar community were arrested arrested in Williamsburg, Bedford and skillman.
The FBI were in Boro Park at 52nd between 11 & 12 as well this morning.
The 5 arrested so far are:
- Shlome Kuptchik & his wife
- Zalmen leib Teitelbaum Ben Meir
- Gabe Bihmd Myrtle
- Nuta wolf
The 6 arrests by the FBI in Williamsburg and Boro Park today were because the suspects helped others obtain government benefits designed for low-income residents, including Section 8 housing subsidies, Medicaid health insurance, and SNAP food stamps.
Check back for updates as this is a developing story…