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How UK’s unemployment benefit is hacked by phony loan pushers

How UK’s unemployment benefit is hacked by phony loan pushers

Fake profiles being set-up on social media websites to push phony loans and grants in order to steal thousands using identity fraud.Communicated Content, 12/12/2019 23:12
Thousands of fake designer bags found in Tel Aviv

Thousands of fake designer bags found in Tel Aviv

Police arrest two Netanya residents suspected of selling imitation bags as designer bags.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 12:03
Israeli woman convicted in US of scheme to defraud investors

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, 08/08/2019 02:11
Trump pardons former Jerusalem Post owner Conrad Black

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, 17/05/2019 07:39
Man charged with selling land not his, receiving millions

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, 15/04/2019 22:21
Bar Association head complains to police of stolen cell phone

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, 20/01/2019 12:26
Sufficient evidence to indict Shas chief, police say

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, 20/11/2018 09:37
'Service' allowing bills to be paid via social media was a scam

'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, 08/10/2018 08:59
7 arrested in $14 million scam to steal funds for NY yeshivas

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, 30/08/2018 15:10
Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

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, 30/08/2018 12:21
Trump: Don't take Michael Cohen as your lawyer

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, 22/08/2018 16:58
Trump's former lawyer pleads guilty to 8 counts

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, 22/08/2018 00:03
8 Israelis arrested in Philippines in massive fraud crack-down

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, 07/06/2018 18:58
9 'Matmidim' members busted for defrauding state of millions

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, 06/05/2018 17:22
Israel launches fraud investigation of Apple

Israel launches fraud investigation of Apple

Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority investigates claim Apple deliberately slowing older iPhone models in updates,JTA, 11/04/2018 18:39
Manchester rabbi questioned again in fraud case

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, 16/01/2018 17:11
Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

British rabbi arrested in fraud investigation against investment firm.JTA, 02/01/2018 17:22
12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

Beit Shemesh suspects create fake yeshiva with fake students to take government money.Gary Willig, 27/12/2017 15:48
Old City restaurant bilks tourist - for $10,000

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, 22/12/2017 14:00
Israel bans controversial 'binary options' sales

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, 24/10/2017 13:40
IDF officers arrested amid massive fraud investigation

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, 16/10/2017 11:27
Amnesty program for Lakewood fraudsters launched

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, 13/09/2017 19:16
Rami Levi detained

Rami Levi detained

Renowned philanthropic Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.Tzvi Lev, 10/09/2017 10:07
'A desecration of God's name, very disturbing'

'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, 07/09/2017 20:42
Rabbis arrested for fraud sent to house arrest

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, 06/09/2017 21:20
Women charged with posing as psychologists

Women charged with posing as psychologists

Haredi women defraud family suffering from domestic violence, refrain from reporting beating of minors to police.Gary Willig, 17/08/2017 19:03
Lakewood rabbis: There's no such thing as justified theft

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, 30/06/2017 07:50
Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Police arrest 3 more couples in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community.JTA, 29/06/2017 07:52
New Jersey rabbi, wife arrested for alleged fraud

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, 27/06/2017 22:40
Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded

Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded

Fake travel agency selling tickets purchased with stolen credit cards exposed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2017 14:09
Woman impersonates pollster and robs respondents

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, 05/03/2017 20:29
Former Chief Rabbi appeals jail sentence

Former Chief Rabbi appeals jail sentence

Rabbi Yona Metzger requests court hearing before beginning to serve prison sentence two months from now.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 05/03/2017 18:11
Man impersonating Interior Ministry official arrested

Man impersonating Interior Ministry official arrested

Police nab suspect accused of impersonation, fraud.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 27/02/2017 14:01
Here's how haredi men get out of serving in the IDF

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, 12/02/2017 10:38
Polish police raid offices of racism and xenophobia center

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, 07/02/2017 03:33
Lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding Holocuast survivors

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, 19/01/2017 18:23
Arab MK indicted for aiding terrorists questioned over fraud

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, 16/01/2017 18:41
PM questioned for second time

PM questioned for second time

PM questioned for second time this week at official residence over corruption allegations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2017 17:12
Netanyahu questioned at official residence

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, 02/01/2017 19:51
IDF veterans harassed by companies offering fake benefits

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, 02/12/2016 11:10
Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Fraud suspected in National Service organizations

Police raid offices of organizations responsible for placing participants in civilian National Service programs.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 29/08/2016 14:57
Arab who posed as terminally ill Jew indicted

Arab who posed as terminally ill Jew indicted

A Jerusalem Arab has been indicted for extortion and blackmail, after posing as a Jewish woman sick with cancer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2016 12:37
Bibi admits contributions from French fraudster

Bibi admits contributions from French fraudster

Israeli Prime Minister acknowledged receiving contributions from French tycoon on trial for fraud, but insists they were not political.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2016 12:26
Bibi denies French fraudster gave him $1 million

Bibi denies French fraudster 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, 19/05/2016 20:13
Australian cancer curing fraud faces legal action

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, 06/05/2016 13:08
FBI raids yeshiva vendors in Rockland County

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, 17/03/2016 04:16
Criminal ring defrauded elderly in Israel

Criminal ring defrauded elderly in Israel

Israeli police uncover international fraud scam aimed at immigrants from former Soviet countries living in Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 19/01/2016 14:08
Ex-senior aid to Netanyahu investigated

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, 14/12/2015 22:49
Israelis indicted over hack of JP Morgan Chase

Israelis indicted over hack of JP Morgan Chase

Two Israelis among for suspects charged over unprecedented scam targeting several major financial firms.Arutz Sheva, 10/11/2015 20:53
Israeli-FBI Operation Breaks JPMorgan Hacking Scam

Israeli-FBI Operation Breaks JPMorgan Hacking Scam

Elaborate scheme to 'pump' stocks spanned several continents; Israeli and US citizens arrested in complex operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2015 23:02
AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-Eliezer

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, 03/06/2015 20:16
A-G to Indict Former Labor Chair Ben-Eliezer

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, 31/05/2015 09:21
Gaza Man Wants 'Refund' After Selling Banksy Door

Gaza Man Wants 'Refund' After Selling Banksy Door

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, 01/04/2015 16:29
Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud'

Yachad Claims 'Election Fraud'

Yachad-Ha'am Itanu, which did not pass the Knesset threshold, claims elections were rife with fraud, demands an investigation.Moshe Cohen, 19/03/2015 12:24
Analyst Upset That Election Results Defied Polls

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, 18/03/2015 17:09
Key Suspects in Lands Authority Scandal Named

Key Suspects in Lands Authority Scandal Named

Aside from the corruption case involving Yisrael Beytenu members, parallel state fraud investigation makes surprising developments.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 17/01/2015 18:40
Police Recommend Indictment Against Ben-Eliezer

Police Recommend Indictment Against Ben-Eliezer

Police recommend indictment of former Labor MK over bribes, money laundering, fraud, and tax-related offenses.Hezki Baruch, 07/01/2015 00:13