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Man jailed in Bedford Hills burglary, $3M extortion bid

The home of Leonardo and Lara Lebrun on

The home of Leonardo and Lara Lebrun on Broad Brooke Road in Bedford Hills. Bartek Zajkowski, 22, was charged by federal prosecutors with attempted extortion and attempted robbery in the May 5 home invasion of the Lebrun family. (Sept. 13, 2012) Photo Credit: News12

A Queens man was indicted Thursday on charges of invading the home of a Bedford Hills family in May and trying to extort $3 million.

Bartek Zajkowski, 22, is accused of tying up the husband and shooting the wife with a BB gun before sending letters threatening to harm their children if they didn't deposit $1 million for each child into a Netherlands bank account.

Zajkowski, who was...

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