Israeli communications company employee passes info to PA security activists

December 25, 2016 14:03

It was cleared for release on Sunday that two east Jerusalem residents were arrested by the Israel Police and the Shin Bet, on suspicion of passing discreet information to security activists in the Palestinian Authority.

The two were investigated by the police after suspicions arose that they passed on information from the data bases of an Israeli communications company to which they had access, due to the nature of their work (one of the suspects worked at a communications company and the other owns a store selling cellular phones). The are suspected of committing felonies of breach of trust and fraud among others. Their arrest period was extended several times. Upon the end of their investigation and after consulting with the prosecution, police released the two suspects to house arrest.

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