Scammer Dina Wein Reis lists NYC mansion for $65M

A palatial Beaux-Arts mansion on the Greater West Side with a shady earlier has hit {the marketplace} for $65 million. 

The seller is a perception benefitting Dina Wein Reis, a society scammer known as the “$100 million girl” who moved from the mansion to the slammer after some convoluted “Inventing Anna”-style shenanigans. 

Wein Reis bought the townhouse alongside along with her husband David for $2.15 million in 1996. (He was born David Ruiz, nevertheless modified his determine to Reis — whereas Wein Reis had a dozen aliases, The Submit reported larger than a decade prior to now.)

 In 2011, Wein Reis pled responsible to a federal cost of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, after duping firms out of 1000’s and 1000’s of {{dollars}}, The Submit reported on the time.

Way more extraordinary, the mansion carried out a key place inside the fraud. Wein Reis was accused of wining and consuming Fortune 500 agency CEOs on the flowery brownstone beneath the guise of searching for a model new prime exec. The CEOs had been then requested to produce discounted gadgets to be used as samples or promotional packages to get their merchandise proper right into a retail neighborhood.

In 2011, Wein Reis pled accountable to a federal price of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
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The seven-floor home features 12-to-14-foot ceilings, six fireplaces, three kitchens and an elevator.
The seven-floor home choices 12-to-14-foot ceilings, six fireplaces, three kitchens and an elevator.
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The 19th-century home was built by C.P.H. Gilbert and is 34 feet wide.
The Nineteenth-century home was constructed by C.P.H. Gilbert and is 34 toes giant.
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As an alternative, she supplied the merchandise at wholesale prices. The large scan netted her $100 million in personal wealth, a $35 million paintings assortment and 6 properties — faraway from her humble beginnings in Brooklyn. 

Wein Reis was launched from jail in 2014 and ordered to pay $7 million in restitution plus $1 million in fines. Whereas she was in jail, the mansion was floated as a $75,000 a month rental in 2013.

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Remaining yr, the ex-con reportedly paid an ex-federal prosecutor, Brett Tolman, $20,000 to try to get her sentence commuted — which can have launched her from having to pay the federal authorities the restitution money. (Tolman helped get Jared Kushner’s dad, Charles, pardoned for tax evasion, witness tampering and advertising marketing campaign finance violations.) She declined to comment at press time. 

The gorgeous, eight-bedroom mansion at 25 Riverside Drive and seventy fifth Avenue spans 12,000 sq. toes. It comes with a glass conservatory and a terrace that will seat 100 people for dinner — along with pear timber inside the yard. 

Nevertheless although the mansion is attractive, its hefty ticket — out of whack with the rest of the ‘hood — is elevating eyebrows amongst New York Metropolis precise property aficionados. 

“The magnificent home can be a commanding presence anchoring the southern end of Riverside Drive, and the Beaux-Arts sort blends in fully with among the finest of the Greater West Side. The pricing is rich, nevertheless it solely takes one purchaser who wishes this measurement and scale to call home,” talked about prime seller Dolly Lenz. 

Exterior particulars of the 34-foot-wide townhouse give it a Parisian actually really feel whereas its three exposures seize views from the Hudson River to Riverside Park. Genuine particulars embrace coffered cork-lined ceilings on the “entertaining” flooring and Tiffany and La Farge stained glass doorways to the fourth-floor look at. 

The seven-floor home choices 12-to-14-foot ceilings, six fireplaces, three kitchens and an elevator to all seven flooring — along with 70 “outsized and curved” dwelling home windows, and outdoors terraces on 4 of the seven flooring, consistent with the itemizing, which was first reported within the Wall Avenue Journal. 

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There’s moreover a health heart, mahogany theater, wine cellar and residential office. The Nineteenth-century home was constructed by C.P.H. Gilbert. Sotheby’s Elizabeth Sample and Brenda Powers have the itemizing.