Millionaire Leaves Fortune to Building Workers — but Nephew Is After the Money

Millionaire leaves fortune to building workers — but nephew is after the money

This case demonstrates the consequences of not having a carefully drafted Last Will and Testament.

Best. Tipper. Ever.

An unmarried, childless Manhattan man left his $4.2 million fortune to the building workers of his longtime Sutton Place home in a handwritten will — but the bachelor’s nephew is fighting them in court to claim the money as his own.

Stephen Sullivan Evans died at age 80 on Sept. 26 — a few months after handing the building’s super the note bequeathing his 430 E. 56th St. apartment to their doorman, and $3.3 million in Exxon Mobil stock and other cash in bank accounts to the co-op staff.

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