Israeli woman convicted in US of scheme to defraud investors

Maryland judge convicts Israeli woman of orchestrating a scheme to defraud thousands of investors out of tens of millions of dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2019, 2:11 AM

Trump pardons former Jerusalem Post owner Conrad Black

US Pres. Trump grants full pardon to former media mogul found guilty of fraud.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/17/2019, 7:39 AM

Man charged with selling land not his, receiving millions

33-year-old Be'er Sheva resident commits series of fraudulent acts, forging documents, trying to sell other's land with forged documents.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2019, 10:21 PM

Bar Association head complains to police of stolen cell phone

Retiring Chairman files police complaint on theft of his mobile phone, its breach and use of materials contained therein.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2019, 12:26 PM

Sufficient evidence to indict Shas chief, police say

Shas chief suspected of fraud, breach of trust, tax violations on millions of shekels, and providing false statement to Comptroller.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2018, 9:37 AM

'Service' allowing bills to be paid via social media was a scam

Police uncover money laundering cell with members in Israel, Gaza, and the Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2018, 8:59 AM

7 arrested in $14 million scam to steal funds for NY yeshivas

Alleged scam uncovered to bilk federal program in the name of New York religious schools.JTA, 8/30/2018, 3:10 PM

Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

Seven Rockland County directors suspected of committing fraud with government program funds to increase access to computers and Internet.Mordechai Sones, 8/30/2018, 12:21 PM

Trump: Don't take Michael Cohen as your lawyer

US President slams former lawyer after Michael Cohen makes plea bargain alleging campaign finance rule violations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2018, 4:58 PM

Trump's former lawyer pleads guilty to 8 counts

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to breaking campaign finance law "at the direction of a candidate for federal office".Ben Ariel, 8/22/2018, 12:03 AM

8 Israelis arrested in Philippines in massive fraud crack-down

Philippines police arrest some 500 suspects in massive anti-fraud crackdown, including 8 Israeli citizens.David Rosenberg, 6/7/2018, 6:58 PM

9 'Matmidim' members busted for defrauding state of millions

Jerusalem court convicts nine haredim for inflating a number of students studying at a Yeshiva in order to obtain fraudulent benefits.Tzvi Lev, 5/6/2018, 5:22 PM

Israel launches fraud investigation of Apple

Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority investigates claim Apple deliberately slowing older iPhone models in updates,JTA, 4/11/2018, 6:39 PM

Manchester rabbi questioned again in fraud case

UK rabbi questioned again by local police in ongoing fraud investigation against investment firm.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 5:11 PM

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

British rabbi arrested in fraud investigation against investment firm.JTA, 1/2/2018, 5:22 PM

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

Beit Shemesh suspects create fake yeshiva with fake students to take government money.Gary Willig, 12/27/2017, 3:48 PM

Old City restaurant bilks tourist - for $10,000

Australian tourist shocked as restaurant charges 100 times cost of meal on his credit card, goes to police for help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2017, 2:00 PM

Israel bans controversial 'binary options' sales

Citing claims of fraud and fears overseas sales could 'foment anti-Semitism,' Israel bans sale of controversial 'binary options'.AFP, 10/24/2017, 1:40 PM

IDF officers arrested amid massive fraud investigation

12 suspects, including two IDF officers, arrested amid suspicions they defrauded army of millions of dollars.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2017, 11:27 AM

Amnesty program for Lakewood fraudsters launched

New Jersey has launched an amnesty program for Lakewood Jews who defrauded Medicaid program, after mass arrests in June.Tzvi Lev, 9/13/2017, 7:16 PM

Rami Levi detained

Renowned philanthropic Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 10:07 AM

'A desecration of God's name, very disturbing'

Head of Tzohar rabbinical movement responds to arrest of four rabbis on suspicion of fraud, says system needs to change.Benny Tocker, 9/7/2017, 8:42 PM

Rabbis arrested for fraud sent to house arrest

The 4 are suspected of fraudulently obtaining police 'fitness certificates' that qualify them for the post of 'City Rabbi.'Ido ben Porat, 9/6/2017, 9:20 PM

Women charged with posing as psychologists

Haredi women defraud family suffering from domestic violence, refrain from reporting beating of minors to police.Gary Willig, 8/17/2017, 7:03 PM

Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

Haredi rabbis say taking Medicaid without meeting criteria is same as stealing from neighbors, pledge to implement prevention education.JTA, 6/30/2017, 7:50 AM

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Police arrest 3 more couples in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community.JTA, 6/29/2017, 7:52 AM

New Jersey rabbi, wife arrested for alleged fraud

Authorities say rabbi and other couples underreported their income to receive government benefits such as medicaid illegally.JTA, 6/27/2017, 10:40 PM

Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded

Fake travel agency selling tickets purchased with stolen credit cards exposed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2017, 2:09 PM

Woman impersonates pollster and robs respondents

Lod resident impersonates city employee sent to interview city residents on health and finances, only to rob them.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/5/2017, 8:29 PM

Former Chief Rabbi appeals jail sentence

Rabbi Yona Metzger requests court hearing before beginning to serve prison sentence two months from now.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 3/5/2017, 6:11 PM

Man impersonating Interior Ministry official arrested

Police nab suspect accused of impersonation, fraud.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 2/27/2017, 2:01 PM

Here's how haredi men get out of serving in the IDF

Police uncover deception enabling dozens of haredi men to wrongly claim psychiatric exemptions from IDF.Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2017, 10:38 AM

Polish police raid offices of racism and xenophobia center

Police raid Warsaw offices of the Center for Monitoring Racist and Xenophobic Behavior as part of a fraud investigation.JTA, 2/7/2017, 3:33 AM

Lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding Holocuast survivors

70-year old lawyer sentenced to 1 year in prison, fines, after defrauding Holocaust survivors seeking compensation from Hungary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2017, 6:23 PM

Arab MK indicted for aiding terrorists questioned over fraud

Arab MK who smuggled cell phones to terrorists questioned over fraud and money-laundering investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2017, 6:41 PM

PM questioned for second time

PM questioned for second time this week at official residence over corruption allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2017, 5:12 PM

Netanyahu questioned at official residence

National Fraud Investigation Unit arrives at PM's residence. He will be questioned under caution on suspicion of accepting favors.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2017, 7:51 PM

IDF veterans harassed by companies offering fake benefits

Report says companies posing as the Defense Ministry are calling IDF veterans and offering fraudulent benefits in scams.Gary Willig, 12/2/2016, 11:10 AM

Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Police raid offices of organizations responsible for placing participants in civilian National Service programs.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/29/2016, 2:57 PM

Arab who posed as terminally ill Jew indicted for fraud

A Jerusalem Arab has been indicted for extortion and blackmail, after posing as a Jewish woman sick with cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2016, 12:37 PM

Netanyahu admits contributions from Frenchman on trial for fraud

Israeli Prime Minister acknowledged receiving contributions from French tycoon on trial for fraud, but insists they were not political.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 12:26 PM

Netanyahu denies French fraud suspect gave him $1 million

Claims by Arnaud Mimran - accused of defrauding $315 million from the EU - are 'a total lie', Israeli prime minister says.JTA, 5/19/2016, 8:13 PM

Australian cancer curing fraud faces legal action

Belle Gibson shot to fame for claiming to have treated her terminal brain cancer with Ayurvedic medicine - now the state is after her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2016, 1:08 PM

FBI raids yeshiva vendors in Rockland County

FBI raids in Rockland County connected to probe on how yeshivas spent cash through the federal government’s E-rate program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 4:16 AM

Criminal ring defrauded elderly immigrants in Israel

Israeli police uncover international fraud scam aimed at immigrants from former Soviet countries living in Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 1/19/2016, 2:08 PM

Ex-senior aid to Netanyahu investigated

Former top member of Prime Minister's Office investigated and released to house arrest on suspicion of fraud, breach of confidence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2015, 10:49 PM

Israelis indicted over massive hack of JP Morgan Chase

Two Israelis among for suspects charged over unprecedented scam targeting several major financial firms.Arutz Sheva, 11/10/2015, 8:53 PM

Joint Israeli-FBI Operation Blows Open JPMorgan Hacking Scam

Elaborate scheme to 'pump' stocks spanned several continents; Israeli and US citizens arrested in complex operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2015, 11:02 PM

AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-Eliezer

Former MK and government minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer is likely to be indicted for fraud, bribery, and money-laundering.Moshe Cohen, 6/3/2015, 8:16 PM

A-G to Indict Former Labor Chair Ben-Eliezer

A year after allegations surfaced, A-G Weinstein chooses to indict former minister Binyamin (Fuad) Ben-Eliezer for bribery and fraud.Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 9:21 AM

Gaza Man Demands 'Refund' After Selling Banksy Door Too Cheap

A Gaza Arab claims that a local artist “duped” him into selling an “original Banksy” for NIS 700, when it is likely worth much more.Moshe Cohen, 4/1/2015, 4:29 PM

Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud', Demands Investigation

Yachad-Ha'am Itanu, which did not pass the Knesset threshold, claims elections were rife with fraud, demands an investigation.Moshe Cohen, 3/19/2015, 12:24 PM

Analyst Upset That Election Results Defied Polls

TV pioneer Uzi Peled called for an 'investigation' into the election results because they did not match the TV projections.Moshe Cohen, 3/18/2015, 5:09 PM

Key Suspects in Israel Lands Authority Corruption Scandal Named

Aside from the corruption case involving Yisrael Beytenu members, parallel state fraud investigation makes surprising developments.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 1/17/2015, 6:40 PM

Police Recommend Indictment Against Former MK Ben-Eliezer

Police recommend indictment of former Labor MK over bribes, money laundering, fraud, and tax-related offenses.Hezki Baruch, 1/7/2015, 12:13 AM

Former Ramat Hasharon Mayor Convicted of Fraud

Yitzhak Rochberger, who received two salaries simultaneously while serving as Ramat Hasharon mayor, was convicted of fraud.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 12/28/2014, 10:04 AM

Deputy Interior Minister Under Corruption Investigation

Thirty senior figures, including two from Yisrael Beytenu, investigated as part of massive police crack down on high level corruption.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 9:17 AM