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Art Dealer Pardoned

January 25, 2021

Tales from the dark sideWe all heard that during his final days in office, Trump handed out a large number of pardons.  Among the ‘lucky’ people, New York art dealer Hillel “Helly” Nahmad.

You might remember that in 2013, Mr. Nahmad pled guilty to operating a gambling ring out of his apartment in Trump Tower (he bought the entire 51st floor for more than $18 million).  The following year he was sentenced to 1 year and a day in prison, ordered to pay a fine of $30,000, enroll in a gambling addiction program, and forfeit $6.4 million in earnings. Wow, $6.4 million in gambling earnings!

I guess being the owner of an entire floor in Trump Tower paid off for him.

Source: Trump’s Last-Minute Pardons Include Art Dealer Helly Nahmad, Charged for Illegal Gambling