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

Another Major City Mayor Investigated in Fraud Case

After Ramat Gan mayor placed under house arrest last week, Rehovot mayor comes under the lens as part of wide investigation.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/23/2014, 9:15 PM

Israeli Checks End Up in PA Banks; Customers Clueless

Members of the Tel Aviv Merchant's Organization were shocked to discover that checks they wrote ended up deposited in a PA bank.Yaakov Levi, 10/5/2014, 4:57 PM