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        10/24/2011, Tishrei 26, 5772

      Avigdor Eskin Convicted of Illegal Wiretapping

      The Jerusalem Magistrates Court found right-wing activist, journalist and lecturer Avigdor Eskin guilty, Monday, of illegally wiretapping the telephone of the secretary of businessman Michael Chernoy.

      Eskin confessed to the charges. Under a plea-bargain, the prosecution will ask that Eskin do six months of public service and pay a 20,000-shekel fine.