Rabbi pleads guilty in connection with Brooklyn money-laundering, corruption scheme

A frail and elderly rabbi who leads the nation’s Syrian Jewish community from a synagogue on Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn, pleaded guilty today to using a religious charity to launder illegal cash.

Saul Kassin, 79, was among 43 rabbis and politicians apprehended during a shocking morning of arrests in July 2009 — a spectacle that was the culmination of the biggest federal sting operation ever in New Jersey.

He had vowed to fight the charges but gave that up in Trenton federal court today.

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