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Multimillion Dollar Marijuana Ring


Maurice Sercarz represented a married couple accused of masterminding a multimillion dollar marijuana ring and was quoted in the media for opposing hours of electronic eavesdropping on his clients by the police.




Lawyer Objects to Pot Ring Wiretap
By David Gurliacci
Published: April 12, 1990

“’This is an extraordinary intrusion into privacy, especially for a case involving marijuana – extraordinary,’ said Maurice Sercarz, a New York City lawyer representing Gregory Antonakos and his wife, Melody.

“’After all, they weren’t suspects in any violent behavior,’ or any sales of hard drugs like cocaine or heroin, Sercarz said. ‘The most intimate conversations between a husband and wife could be overheard.’”