June 3, 2024

EP. 245 — The Savvy Squatter of NYC w/ Gianmarco Soresi 

What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, comedian Gianmarco Soresi joins the show to discuss how Mickey Barreto checked in to the New Yorker Hotel and used outdated laws to become a permanent resident and owner. Stay schemin’!

 

This episode was originally recorded May 20th  2024.

 

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Research By Kaelyn Brandt.

 

SOURCES:

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/04/insider/new-yorker-hotel.html

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/03/24/nyregion/mickey-barreto-housing-fraud.html#:~:text=On%20a%20June%20afternoon%20in,check%20out%20the%20next%20morning.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/loophole-got-new-york-city-man-free-hotel-stay-five-years-claimed-buil-rcna139182

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2024-02-19/a-loophole-got-him-a-free-new-york-hotel-stay-for-five-years-then-he-claimed-to-own-the-building

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