Chaim Berger



Age: 79


Summary: one of the founders of the Hasidic Jewish village of New Square, New York who masterminded the theft of $11.6 million from federal anti-poverty programs, who fled to Israel to avoid prosecution but was arrested and returned to the U.S. in 2001 to stand trial and was serving a six year sentence.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: circa 1925


Died: March 9, 2004


Location: Butner, North Carolina