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Jury Finds Astor's Son Guilty of Looting Estate
Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son was convicted Thursday of exploiting his philanthropist mother's failing mind and helping himself to her nearly $200 million fortune. Anthony Marshall now faces a mandatory jail sentence of at least one year -- and perhaps as many as 25 years -- after jurors delivered their verdict to end a five-month trial that revealed the New York society doyenne's sad decline. She was 105 and had Alzheimer's disease when she died in 2007.
October 08, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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By Jennifer Peltz |
Updated on October 08, 2009
The original version of this story was published on Law.Com
Brooke Astor‘s 85-year-old son was convicted Thursday of exploiting his philanthropist mother’s failing mind and helping himself to her nearly $200 million fortune.
Anthony Marshall now faces a mandatory jail sentence of at least one year — and perhaps as many as 25 years — after jurors delivered their verdict to end a five-month trial that revealed the New York society doyenne’s sad decline. She was 105 and had Alzheimer’s disease when she died in 2007.
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