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Ultra-Orthodox Baby Trafficker Exposed

Haim Aharon Yosefi—a well-known businessman and figure in the ultra-Orthodox world—trades in babies. Read more

Man In Jewish Community Bomb Threats Allegedly Sold Services on Dark Web

The Israeli-American man accused of masterminding more than 200 bomb threats and hoax phone calls to Jewish community centers and schools setting off a wave of panic in the U.S. and across the world — allegedly offered his services on the “dark web” for a fee. 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

Bnei Brak – US-Israeli Indicted For ‘Old Man Mask’ Heists

A man was indicted Monday for carrying out a series of armed robberies at banks, jewelry shops, and currency exchange kiosks, during which he disguised himself as an old man using lifelike masks and gloves. Read more

Israeli Deputy Mayor Suspected of Playing Role In 1999 Mob Murder

Israel’s national fraud unit arrested Thursday a serving deputy mayor on suspicions he was involved in the death of a 22-year-old Israeli man in 1999, a few weeks after a well-known crime boss was arrested for his role in what the police suspect was a murder. Read more

Israel Police: Binary Options Is Run By Israeli Organized Crime

In a bombshell speech, a senior Israel Police officer told a Knesset panel on Wednesday that Israeli crime kingpins are behind the binary options industry and that organized crime in the country has been massively enriched and strengthened as a result of law enforcement’s failure for many years to grasp the vastness of the problem. Read more

US Freezes Assets of Israel Binary Options Company

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced a civil complaint this month against Israeli-American binary options operator Jason B. Scharf, alleging that he and the companies he controls have swindled more than $16 million from at least 8,000 victims, most of them located in the United States. Read more

Israeli To Pay $854,000 To Settle Mobileye Insider Trading Case

An Israeli professor has agreed to pay more than $850,000 to settle U.S. claims he engaged in insider trading in Jerusalem-based Mobileye NV (MBLY.N), a maker of sensors and cameras for self-driving vehicles, ahead of its $15.3 billion takeover by Intel Corp (INTC.O). Read more

Israeli Student Steals Items From Auschwitz For Art Exhibit

The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum will reportedly file a criminal complaint against an Israeli granddaughter of Holocaust survivors who admitted to stealing historical objects from the death camp for an art project. Read more

Man Convicted In Hasidic Brooklyn Mob Attack Is A Scapegoat For Williamsburg Shomrim

The only man tried in the 2013 beating of a fashion student by a mob of Hasidic Jewish vigilantes is appealing his conviction, arguing that prosecutors relied on junk science to tie his DNA to the scene. The prosecution, his lawyer argues, was meant to “scapegoat” the man, Mayer Herskovic, 23, while protecting politically connected members of Williamsburg Shomrim. Read more