Unfortunately, very serious allegations of criminal conduct have been lodged against lawyer, Sanford Rubenstein. The most serious charge in the investigation at this point is Rape. There are different degrees of Rape, i.e., Rape in the First Degree, Rape in the Second Degree and Rape in the Third Degree. Each of these charges are Felonies under the New York Penal Law. Rape in the First Degree is a Class B Felony, while in Rape in the Second Degree is a Class D Felony and Rape in the Third Degree is a Class E Felony.
Attorney Sanford Rubenstein is well known for representing high profile cases against the New York City Police Department. Two of his most famous cases with high monetary settlements include the case of Abner Louima where he was assaulted by police officers, and the case involving the shooting death of Sean Bell in Queens County.
Mr. Rubenstein has hired Criminal Lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, who is no stranger to representing high profile cases of both celebrities and athletes, such as Sean "P.Diddy" Combs in Illegal Possession of a Gun and Bribery Charges, and NFL star Plaxico Burress in Criminal Possession of A Weapon and Reckless Endangerment Charges. He also has represented Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of International Monetary Fund in 2011 in a Sexual Assault Case involving a member of the housekeeping staff at a New York City hotel. The charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn were dropped.
I am Criminal Lawyer, Luke Scardigno, located at 123-60 83rd Avenue, Kew Gardens, New York. I represent clients throughout New York City, including Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island. I also represent clients in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. My office is located near the Queens Criminal Courthouse. You can contact me by calling 718-261-5151.