The owners of Williamsburg nightclub Verboten have been sued by former employees for sexual harassment, had the club seized for not paying taxes and reopened all within the last few weeks. Today’s Verboten news? Owner Jen Schiffer was arrested for writing over $30,000 in bad checks. From Thump:
Jen Schiffer was arrested on Thursday afternoon for writing five checks that amounted to $31,000 despite not having sufficient funds to pay them, police confirmed to THUMP. Schiffer is currently in custody and is expected to be released from the 94th precinct in Brooklyn, police said.
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Schiffer’s arrest follows ongoing financial troubles at the Brooklyn spot. On March 30, state tax officials seized the club for nonpayment of $360,378 worth of taxes. Two days later, Schiffer filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy that allowed her to reopen the club as she and her husband John Perez, who also owns Verboten, figure out a plan to restructure its finances.
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