This week's nominee for the Real Estate Developers Hall of Fame is Ron Hershco. The unwitting developer spent $1.6 million for a plot of land in Queens where he planned to develop new condos. Turns out the spot is the reputed burial site for, uh, special friends of the Gambino Family. A frenzied FBI dig for bodies is underway, reports the Post, but that won't stop the developer, who "still hopes to build 17 three-family homes on the property and peddle them for $500,000 a pop."
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