6 leaders of Orthodox NGOs arrested on suspicion of fraud

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 21, 2010 15:41

 
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Six people were arrested and four were held for questioning Sunday after central unit investigators in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the fraud unit, raided three offices of Orthodox-run educational non-profit organizations that are suspected of deceiving the government of ten of millions of shekels in recent years.

Police suspect that the organizations' representatives received millions of shekels from the Education Ministry for students who they falsely claimed studied at yeshivas.

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