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      Archive: 10/16/2012

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        10/16/2012, Tishrei 30, 5773

      Dozens Arrested on Suspicion of Eilat Crime Ties

      Remand hearing are scheduled, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Rishon Letzion Magistrates Court, for about 30 people arrested by the police department's International Investigations Unit on suspicion of belonging to a big crime organization that operated in Eilat. The detainees are specifically suspected of murder, attempted murder, extortion and threats, among other crimes.

      The arrests followed an undercover operation that lasted months.