Miriam Unger

White House Petitioned For Jailed Brooklynite

Jacob Ostreicher, held in Bolivia on suspicion of money laundering; Hikind joins cause.

05/08/2012
Staff Writer

There have been a few newspaper and television stories about the arrest and imprisonment in Bolivia of Jacob Ostreicher of Brooklyn on suspicion of money laundering. But now his wife, Miriam Ungar, has decided to publicly press for his release through an online petition that asks the White House to intercede on his behalf.

One of Ostreicher’s grandchildren holds a sign during a recent protest. Yehuda Meth
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