Paul Bergrin, who worked as a federal and state prosecutor in New Jersey and has defended soldiers charged with committing abuses while in Iraq, has been indicted for running a Manhattan-based escort service, Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau announced Wednesday. Also named in a pair of indictments involving the NY Confidential escort agency was second-year law student James Cortopassi, who had worked as a law clerk at Bergrin's four-lawyer criminal defense firm in Newark, N.J.
Ex-Prosecutor Is Accused of Running Escort Service
New York Law Journal
January 12, 2007