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  5/26/2013, Sivan 17, 5773

Senior J'm Official, Contractor Arrested for Corruption


The Jerusalem District Fraud Unit and a Border Police unit arrested a senior Jerusalem official and a contractor who does work for the city on suspicion of diverting dozens of contract bids worth hundreds of thousands of shekels.

The two are being investigated for bribery, fraud and breach of trust. They face a hearing for extension of their remand on Monday in the Jerusalem Magistrates Court. Further arrests are expected.