For Immediate Release
|May 08, 2013||
Deputy U.S. Marshal Kevin R. Kamrowski
Southern District of New York (212) 331-7078
|U.S. Marshals Announce Largest Real Property Sale in Marshals Service History|
New York, NY – Joseph R. Guccione, the
United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York, announced today
the largest sale of real property in U.S. Marshals Service history.
The 14-room, 5,130 square foot, pre-war luxury penthouse duplex apartment by
renowned Italian-American architect Rosario Candela, located on Park Avenue, New
York, NY belonging to Hassan Nemazee has been sold by Corcoran Group Real
Estate. The U.S. Marshals
Service, assisted by their national real property contractor, LPS Asset
Management Solutions and Sotheby’s International Realty, announced that the
property formerly owned by Hassan Nemazee has sold for $17,750,000. Nemazee
was convicted for a $292 million fraud scheme and is currently serving 12
years in federal prison.
The U.S. Marshals Service administers the Department of Justice's Asset Forfeiture Program by managing and disposing of properties seized and forfeited by federal law enforcement agencies and U.S. Attorneys nationwide. The program has become a key part of the federal government's efforts to combat major criminal activities. The Marshals Service currently manages approximately 23,000 assets with a value of more than $2.4 billion.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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