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  11/26/2013, Kislev 23, 5774

Controversial Israeli Tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak Arrested

Controversial Israeli tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak, who once ran for Jerusalem mayor and was implicated in a scandal over arms sales to Angola in the 1990s, has been arrested in Switzerland, a judicial source told AFP Tuesday.

Without naming Gaydamak, the source confirmed that a holder of joint Franco-Israeli passport, of Russian origin and implicated in the so-called "Angolagate" scandal had been detained in Zurich.