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  Nissan 24, 5772 , 16/04/12

Additional Court Hearing for Hareidi Website Chief

The Chief Executive Officer of the Bechadrei Hareidim Website is scheduled to be brought in to the Jerusalem Magistrates Court, Monday, for another hearing on allegations of coercion. Israel Defense Forces Radio reported, Monday, that police are expected to ask that his remand be extended although a final decision has not been made.

The website has been accused of blackmailing a number of people in exchange for not running adverse publicity about them. According to the report, Jerusalem District police expect to file charges against the CEO and others within two weeks.

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