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Ultra-Orthodox Man Indicted For Threats, Extortion and Planned Arson

An indictment was filed in the Jerusalem District Court against a 39-year-old resident of Bnei Brak for extortion, threats, vandalism, and intent to commit arson. Read more

Ex-Minister Eliezer Sandberg Named As Suspect In Widening Submarines Probe

A former minister and associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was named Monday as a suspect in the ongoing and ever-expanding corruption investigation into the multi-million-dollar purchase of naval vessels from Germany. Read more

Ultra-Orthodox Man Arrested For Burning Effigy of IDF Soldier

An ultra-Orthodox Jerusalem man was arrested Sunday for burning an effigy of an IDF soldier during the Lag B’Omer festival earlier this year, police said. Read more

Israeli Mafia: Michael Mor Arrested In Massive Operation

An alleged crime boss was arrested overnight Saturday-Sunday, along with 32 other suspects, on suspicion of dealing weapons and drugs, in a coiuntrywide sweep that capped a year-long undercover operation. Read more

Ex-Senior Netanyahu Official, Former Navy Chief Detained For Questioning

Israel Police detained Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former bureau chief, David Sharan, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of accepting bribes in the so-called submarine affair. Read more

Three El Al Employees Arrested For Fraud, Money Laundering

Following a protracted investigation, police have announced the arrests of three unidentified Romania and Poland-based El Al employees accused of multiple fraud, money laundering and tax offenses between the years 2008 and 2013. Read more

Israeli Police To Question Billionaire Len Blavatnik In London

Police investigators will reportedly fly to the United Kingdom to question a British-American billionaire in a corruption investigation involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read more

Israeli State Witness In Submarine Graft Probe Moved To Safe House

Police have reportedly moved to a safe house the state’s witness in an investigation into suspected corruption in a multi-billion-shekel deal to purchase naval vessels from Germany, due to concerns for his safety. Read more

Israeli Mafia: Asi Abutbul Indicted For Two Old Unsolved Murders

Crime boss Asi Abutbul was indicted Tuesday for the murder nine years ago of attorney Yoram Hakham—who served as his lawyer at the time—and for the murder of another person named Arthur Rosen. Read more