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Businessman Arrested As Part of Beny Steinmetz Probe Named As Shimon Menachem

Businessman Shimon Menahem, the former head of the Scorpio real estate division of Scorpio BSG Ltd., has been identified as the business executive who was arrested upon arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Read more

Beny Steinmetz Associate Arrested Upon Return To Israel

Police arrested a businessman close to billionaire Beny Steinmetz Thursday night when he landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on his return from an overseas trip. Read more

Beny Steinmetz Suspected of A 6M Euro Bribery Cache

Police suspect six million euro served as “petty cash” for billionaire business magnate Beny Steinmetz for bribery deals he was allegedly involved in. Read more

Netanya Deputy Mayor Arrested on Suspicion of Bribery

Deputy Mayor of Netanya, Rabbi Shimon Sher, was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of bribery, fraud and breach of trust while executing his duties, Israeli media reported. Read more

Police Nab Man Suspected of Blackmailing Israeli Bank

The Israel police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of extortion against one of the largest banks in Israel, as well as several other large companies. Read more

Israel To Release Tycoon, Adviser Arrested For Corruption

Jerusalem – Israeli police say a prominent billionaire businessman and a political consultant arrested this week on an array of charges will be released under restrictive conditions. Read more

Israeli School Security official Charged With Spreading Child Porn

Prosecutors in Israel indicted an education municipal official who was responsible for security at schools of possessing and disseminating child pornography. Read more

Bezeq Head, Top Austrian official Among Those Held In Beny Steinmetz Sting

The acting chairman of the Bezeq telecommunications giant and an adviser to Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern were among those detained as part of a large investigation into money laundering allegations that also netted Israeli diamond mogul Beny Steinmetz Monday, according to officials and media reports. Read more

Israeli Teens Charged For Tens of Thousands of Cyber Attacks

Two 19-year-olds from central Israel were indicted on Tuesday for running a business that disabled websites by launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on them. Read more