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  8/8/2011, Av 8, 5771

Senior Football Official Arrested for Smuggling Phones

A senior official in the Israel Football Federation was arrested Monday after police said that he had smuggled smartphones into the country. Arye Wolf was arrested Sunday for smuggling hundreds of smartphones in. The devices were worth a million shekels, police said.

Several football players were arrested in the raid as well. The players were also accused of smuggling phones in, without declaring them to customs authorities.