Raphael Golb gets six months in prison for impersonating Dead Sea Scrolls scholar

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A disbarred lawyer convicted of impersonating a Dead Sea Scrolls scholar and four other academics online in a campaign to discredit their work is going up the river.

A judge Thursday sentenced Raphael Golb to six months behind bars - for his stealing his victims’ e-mail identities and trashing them.

Prosecutors wanted up to four years for the campaign of harassment against NYU’s Lawrence Schiffman, who Golb accused of plagiarism and tried to get fired.

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Posted by Jasmin on Friday, November 19th, 2010. Filed under Jewish News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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