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Innocent Attorney Tries to Clear Name He Shares With Securities Fraudster

Bruce Carton | June 9, 2015
Attorney Itamar Cohen, age 53, of Thornhill in Ontario, Canada was reading an article in The Toronto Star article last week when he was quite surprised to read that Itamar Cohen, age 52, of Thornhill in Ontario, Canada had pleaded guilty in New Jersey to a $17 million stock fraud involving market manipulation. 
 
Unfortunately for the innocent Mr. Cohen, it turns out that there are, in fact, two Itamar Cohens in Thornhill. This unfortunate coincidence, he says, has been nothing short of a "nightmare that has robbed him of his sleep and peace of mind this week."
 
The innocent Mr. Cohen is the owner of Itamar Cohen Israeli Law Office in Thornhil, as well as a high school teacher at a Hebrew school.  “I’m known by many people in the community through my business and my teaching and I have to keep telling people, ‘it’s not me,’” he...
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