Charges Filed Against IDF Soldier Who Faked His Own Kidnapping

Niv Assaraf and Eran Nagauker charged with fraud and filing false police reports months after IDF spent millions on prank abduction.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2015, 3:43 PM

Abduction Pranksters Give Two Differing Versions of Events

Niv Assaraf and Eran Nagauker's versions of the staged 'abduction' last Thursday vary dramatically, source states Monday.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2015, 9:32 AM

Police: Assaraf Never Complained Over Threats

Man who staged his own abduction over 'threats' from the mafia is lying, Beersheva Police state Monday.Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2015, 6:44 PM

Abduction Prankster Denies Staging Kidnapping Intentionally

Hours after being released, prankster Niv Assaraf insists: If I were planning a kidnapping, I wouldn't have left all my stuff behind.Tova Dvorin and Meir Sela, 4/6/2015, 4:04 PM

Top News Highlights over Pesach

As the second day of Pesach ends for Jews in the Diaspora, Arutz Sheva presents 7 top headlines from the last 48 hours.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2015, 10:19 PM

Fake Abduction Prompts Bill to Fine Prank Callers

MK Nissan Slomiansky pushes advancement of bill to levy fines against prank callers, with heavier fines if the IDF is called out to search.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 1:53 PM

Accomplice in Faked Abduction to be Dishonorably Discharged

Eran Nagauker, the friend of 'abductee' Niv Assaraf, to be booted from IDF service; Assaraf found to be deep in debt.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 1:10 PM

Abduction Prankster's Dad: I'll Give Him a Hug, and Then a Slap

Shmuel Assaraf, father of the young man who faked his own abduction, says he has 'no idea' what happened - or why.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 12:43 PM

Prankster: I Disappeared Because I'm Fighting with People

Prankster claims he wanted to disappear after getting into arguments; ex-girlfriend denies breakup was the cause.Tova Dvorin, 4/5/2015, 9:14 AM

Watch: Man Who Faked Kidnapping Arraigned

Niv Assaraf to remain in detention for four days for staging fake abduction and prompting massive IDF search operation.Uzi Baruch, 4/3/2015, 2:42 PM

Father of Abduction Prankster Apologizes

Shmuel Assaraf, father of man who claimed he was abducted, says his son did not understand the magnitude of the prank.Uzi Baruch, 4/3/2015, 12:02 PM

Abduction Prank 'Wasted Massive Resources'

IDF says hundreds of thousands of shekels wasted on man who staged abduction after girlfriend breakup; Min. Ariel demands justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2015, 9:32 AM