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Muslim who deceived Brooklyn woman: I want to convert in Israel

Lebanese Muslim man who claimed to be a Jew: My lying is not justified, but I lied because I was in pain. I want to correct my mistake.

Muslim who deceived Brooklyn woman: I want to convert in Israelplayer

Muslim groom who deceived Brooklyn woman speaks out

'Pains me that I lied to Chabad.' Lebanese man admits he posed as Jew, but says he wants to move to Israel and convert to Judaism.

Muslim groom who deceived Brooklyn woman speaks out

Brooklyn bride discovers her groom is Muslim after the wedding

Documents showing man who claimed to be a Lebanese Jew is a Muslim soon after his Brooklyn wedding,

Brooklyn bride discovers her groom is Muslim after the wedding

'Unprecedented' vote-rigging in Russian elections, Putin's opponents say

Opposition leaders accuse Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime of massive electoral fraud to maintain their grip on power.

'Unprecedented' vote-rigging in Russian elections, opponents say

Tel Aviv man charged with stealing over half a million shekel in coronavirus aid

Resident of Tel Aviv is accused of submitting requests for coronavirus aid grants in his customers' names - and taking them for himself.

Tel Aviv man accused of stealing over half a million in aid

Imprisoned drug company owner sells rap album to pay damages

The US sold the one-of-a-kind album by Wu-Tang owned by drug co. owner convicted of fraud to pay off the $7.36 million he owed.

Imprisoned drug company owner sells rap album to pay damagesplayer

Converts' Judaism upheld despite conversion under false identities

Rabbinic Supreme Court, in precedent-setting ruling, finds conversion of people who falsely claimed to be bothers and sisters to be valid.

Converts' Judaism upheld despite use of false identities

30 mayors and local officials arrested in bribery probe

A wide-ranging investigation into fraud in the education system has been brought to a close with a spate of highly-placed arrests.

30 mayors and local officials arrested in bribery probe

Want proof voter fraud really exists? Here's plenty of evidence

Texas A-G: “...around two-thirds of election fraud offenses prosecuted by my office have involved some form of mail-ballot fraud.” Op-ed.

Want proof voter fraud really exists? Here's plenty of evidence

Israeli sentenced to 22 years in prison for fraud in the US

Israeli woman sentenced to 22 years in prison for orchestrating scheme that prosecutors said defrauded tens of thousands of investors.

Israeli sentenced to 22 years in prison for fraud in the US

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.

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

Thousands of fake designer bags found in Tel Aviv

Police arrest two Netanya residents suspected of selling imitation bags as designer bags.

Thousands of fake designer bags found in Tel Aviv

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.

Israeli woman convicted in US of scheme to defraud investors

Trump pardons former Jerusalem Post owner Conrad Black

US Pres. Trump grants full pardon to former media mogul found guilty of fraud.

Trump pardons former Jerusalem Post owner Conrad Black

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.

Man charged with selling land not his, receiving millions

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.

Bar Association head complains to police of stolen cell phone

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.

Sufficient evidence to indict Shas chief, police say

'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.

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

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.

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

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.

Monsey residents suspected of defrauding $14 million arrested

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.

Trump: Don't take Michael Cohen as your lawyer

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".

Trump's former lawyer pleads guilty to 8 counts

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.

8 Israelis arrested in Philippines in massive fraud crack-down

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.

9 'Matmidim' members busted for defrauding state of millions

Israel launches fraud investigation of Apple

Consumer Protection and Fair Trade Authority investigates claim Apple deliberately slowing older iPhone models in updates,

Israel launches fraud investigation of Apple

Manchester rabbi questioned again in fraud case

UK rabbi questioned again by local police in ongoing fraud investigation against investment firm.

Manchester rabbi questioned again in fraud case

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

British rabbi arrested in fraud investigation against investment firm.

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

Beit Shemesh suspects create fake yeshiva with fake students to take government money.

12 arrested in fake yeshiva mega-fraud case

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.

Old City restaurant bilks tourist - for $10,000

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'.

Israel bans controversial 'binary options' sales

IDF officers arrested amid massive fraud investigation

12 suspects, including two IDF officers, arrested amid suspicions they defrauded army of millions of dollars.

IDF officers arrested amid massive fraud investigation

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.

Amnesty program for Lakewood fraudsters launched

Rami Levi detained

Renowned philanthropic Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.

Rami Levi detained

'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.

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

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.'

Rabbis arrested for fraud sent to house arrest

Women charged with posing as psychologists

Haredi women defraud family suffering from domestic violence, refrain from reporting beating of minors to police.

Women charged with posing as psychologists

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.

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

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

Police arrest 3 more couples in welfare fraud investigation of Orthodox New Jersey community.

Six more arrested in Lakewood welfare fraud case

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.

New Jersey rabbi, wife arrested for alleged fraud

Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded

Fake travel agency selling tickets purchased with stolen credit cards exposed.

Buyer beware: Plane ticket scam leaves families stranded