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State Indicts Fhead of ‘Israeli FBI’ Menashe Arbiv For Breach of Trust

State Attorney Shai Nitzan on Sunday announced that the Police Investigations Department has filed an indictment for breach of trust and violating a duty to report against former Lahav 433 police commander (known as the “Israeli FBI”) Menashe Arbiv with the Rishon Lezion Magistrate’s Court. Read more

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Released After Serving Jail Time For Bribery

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto was released from prison early Wednesday morning after serving a one-year sentence for bribery. Read more

Supreme Court Blocks Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto Early Prison Release

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto’s request for an early release eight months into a one-year jail sentence for attempted bribery. Read more

After Brief Delay, Celebrity Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Reports To Prison

Celebrity Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto presented himself at a prison medical center on Tuesday afternoon to start a one-year jail sentence for bribing a police officer, after a last-minute visit to hospital. Read more

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto Loses Appeal

Israel’s Supreme Court turned down an appeal on Tuesday by Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto over the one-year jail that he received following his conviction for bribery in a plea agreement. Read more

Court Forces Rabbi Pinto To Return To Israel within 7 Days

Supreme Court Justice Noam Sohlberg ruled that Rabbi Pinto must return to Israel within seven days, by next Monday, and must file a copy of his plane ticket by next Thursday. Read more

Breakthrough In Pinto, Lahav 433 Corruption Case

New developments have surfaced in the long-standing corruption scandal between Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto and the former head of the special police corruption investigation unit Lahav 433 Menashe Arbiv on Thursday, after a lengthy hiatus in the case. Read more