NY organ trafficker admits buying kidneys in Israel for $10,000… and selling them in U.S. for $120,000

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NY organ trafficker admits buying kidneys in Israel for $10,000… and selling them in U.S. for $120,000

By Daily Mail Reporter 22:21 27 Oct 2011, updated 00:45 28 Oct 2011

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• First ever U.S. federal conviction for organ trafficking

• His lawyers claimed he was providing life-saving service

Lawyers for a man who pleaded guilty Thursday in the first ever federal conviction for illegal organ trafficking say he was performing life-saving services for severely ill people.

Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, from New York, admitted in a Trenton federal court to brokering three illegal kidney transplants for desperate New Jersey-based customers in exchange for payments of $120,000 or more.

He also pleaded guilty to a conspiracy count for brokering an illegal kidney sale.

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Attorneys Ronald Kleinberg and Richard Finkel say Rosenbaum never solicited clients.

He simply agreed to help desperately ill people by finding them kidney donors, they said.

The lawyers claim…

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