David Hellman pleads guilty to forcing Orthodox Jewish men to divorce wives

The defendants allegedly planned to kidnap Orthodox men

The defendants allegedly planned to kidnap Orthodox men and force them to grant divorces to their wives. (March 7, 2014 3:30 PM)

A 30-year-old Brooklyn man pleaded guilty today to participating in a violent scheme to force Orthodox Jewish men into divorcing their wives.

Investigators say David Hellman was one of nearly a dozen people involved in a scheme to violently coerce Orthodox men into divorcing their wives.

Police say the group was arrested in October 2013.

Hellman is the first of the group to plead...

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