Two former soccer players were among 10 suspects arrested on Tuesday in central
Israel as part of a police and Tax Authority investigation into an alleged money
laundering scam, involving an estimated 44 million shekels.
undercover investigation, led by the police's National Economic Crimes Unit and
the Lahav 433 Unit and Tax Authority investigators, centered on suspicions of
failing to report profits and laundering cash through currency exchange shops in
the Gush Dan area.
Homes of suspects were searched, as well as currency
exchange shops. Police seized safes, checks, cash and document.