Brooke Astor's Son Convicted of Larceny and Fraud
Anthony Marshall, the 85 year old son of philanthropist Brooke Astor, was convicted today of 16 crimes related to his handling of his mother's $200 million estate. The trial lasted 5 months. Astor, who died at age 105, had Alzheimer's.
What do you do with an 85 year old man who's convicted of a non-violent offense? Marshall can be sentenced to anywhere between 1 year and 25 years in prison.
What's next? The charities fight over which of Astor's wills is valid to get the most money they can. [More...]
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