Late last month the New York Post reported that a woman named Brenda Williams pretended her dead aunt was still alive to keep a rent-stabilized apartment in Brooklyn. For four years. Williams kept up the ruse by telling people that her aunt couldn’t see them because she was sick or asleep. Until the ploy was discovered, Williams paid only $287 a month for a 550-square-foot apartment that rents for roughly $2,200 on the open market.
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