KERRY PECK INTERVIEWED BY NYT ABOUT SUMNER REDSTONE ESTATE SCANDAL
Recently, our very own Kerry Peck was asked by The New York Times to weigh in on the controversy surrounding Sumner Redstone’s estate. Peck told the Times, “the Redstone pattern is happening in epidemic proportions.”
“Caregivers in particular, often younger women, are ingratiating themselves into the lives of older men,” Mr. Peck said. “They meet them at places you’d consider safe, like senior centers, churches and synagogues. They start as caregivers, and then they become romantic suitors. We’re seeing these scenarios with stunning frequency.”
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