A Tel Aviv District Court on Tuesday convicted a 36-year-old man of using
internet chat software to make contact with and perform sexual acts on a
According to the court's findings, Moshe Sarnaga used
a false identity, claimed he was only 24 and offered to spend a day with his
victim, known only as Alef because of a gag order, at the beach in order to
trick her into meeting with him.
The court decision states that Saranaga
met Alef at a mall on April 13, 2010, telling her he would drive her on his
motorcycle to the beach. Instead Sarnaga stopped at his home near the beach and
told Alef to come upstairs with him before the beach because he was
Once in his home, the Court found that Sarnaga sexually
assaulted Alef. The Court also convicted Sarnaga of obstruction of justice in
telling Alef not to tell anyone about what had occurred and instructing her
about how to leave his home in a way that would not arouse suspicion.
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