Brooklyn contractor indicted in 700K scam accused of blowing money

Brooklyn contractor indicted in $700K scam, accused of blowing money on fine dining, designer clothes

A Brooklyn contractor accused of scamming $700,000 from a couple looking to remodel their Midwood home used the ill-gotten gains to bankroll meals at Tao and the Russian Tea Room, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced Tuesday. The contractor, Steven Crystal, allegedly demanded cash from the...