The former New York judge who appointed Steven T. Rondos to oversee at least seven of the guardianship accounts that Rondos is charged with fleecing expressed dismay at the news in a phone interview Thursday. "I am disappointed -- I just thought he was really one of the good guys," said former Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Leonard Scholnick. A spokesman for the Office of Court Administration acknowledged on Thursday some "flaws" in the system for overseeing guardians' work but said those flaws were now corrected.
Oversight Tightened After Guardian Thefts
New York Law Journal
January 30, 2009