Hacker Suspect In JCC Bomb Threats, Allegedly Threatened, Extorted US Senator

The Israeli arrested in March on suspicion of making hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish community centers around the world and even causing a forced emergency landing in JFK airport, is now also suspected of threatening and extorting a Republican member of the US senate, going so far as to send drugs to his home in order to incriminate him. Read more

Rabbi Avraham Yosef Convicted Of Breach Of Trust

Holon Chief Rabbi Avraham Yosef was convicted of two counts of breach of trust by the Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Sunday. Read more

Hacker Suspect In JCC Bomb Threats, Has Been Charged In The US

A teenager with dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship has been charged with cyberstalking and making bomb threats to Jewish community centers in Florida and Georgia, the Department of Justice said Friday. Read more

Rabbi, 3 Others Accused Of Stealing $12.4 Million In NYC, State Education Funds

NEW YORK — Four men, including a rabbi, have been accused in a scheme to steal millions of dollars earmarked for preschoolers with special needs. Read more

Williamsburg Waterfront Transformer Sued For Investor Fraud

WILLIAMSBURG — The Brooklyn developer who laid the groundwork for an explosion of residential properties along the Williamsburg waterfront ran a get-richer-quick real estate scheme for five years, conning a small group of Israeli investors out of more than $20 million, according to a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. Read more

Lakewood – Court Date Set For Indicted Rabbi Osher Eisemann

The director of a prominent Lakewood school for children with special needs, charged in a May indictment with stealing more than $630,000 in public money, will appear before a judge next week. Read more

28 Ultra-Orthodox Journalists Arrested on Suspicion of Extortion

Police arrested 28 employees of an ultra-Orthodox newspaper on Tuesday morning on suspicion of extortion and harassment. Read more

Israeli Mafia: Former Trial Witness Against Mob Gunned Down In Netanya

A former witness against a criminal organization was gunned down in Netanya late Thursday, police said. Read more

NYPD Nab Suspect Wanted In Borough Park Stealing $233K Worth of Sacred Texts

Police have arrested a 34-year-old man for swiping $233,000 worth of sacred texts from a Brooklyn synagogue, police sources said. Read more

Hacker Suspect In JCC Bomb Threats, Made Millions Selling Fake Papers on Dark Web, Police Believe

The bitcoin account of the Israeli teenager suspected of calling in false bomb threats to Jewish organizations in the U.S. and elsewhere is worth millions of shekels, according to Israeli police, increasing suspicions that the youth received payment for providing services. Read more