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Abuse Whistleblower Battling Both Haredi Community, DA

Sam Kellner, who says his son was abused, helped the Brooklyn DA in his fight against child sexual abuse. Now, Kellner himself is himself facing accusations of extortion. Is he being set up?

01/14/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

For Jews, Chanukah is a season of light and miracles. It wasn’t like that last month for Sam Kellner, a chasidic resident of Brooklyn’s Borough Park.

Sam Kellner, left, with his attorney, Michael Dowd (seated), and Dowd¹s associate, Niall MacGiollabhui. Hella Winston
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