DA Vance: Scam Artist Indicted for Defrauding Nepalese Nationals
On April 25th the New York County DA’s Office issued the following press release. AABANY member and a co-founder of the Prosecutors Committee, Rosemary Yu, was part of the prosecution team:
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the arrest and indictment of HIT SHRESTHA, 44, a Nepalese national, for systematically defrauding other Nepalese nationals of thousands of dollars. SHRESTHA is charged with Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree for falsely promising her victims that she would arrange for their family members from Nepal to immigrate to the United States, and for charging her victims large fees for the promised service.
Read the full press release here.