Massive police raid snags crime boss Shlomi Domrani

September 8, 2009 10:13


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

In a massive police sting operation, hundreds of officers from the special police Lavav 433 and the National Serious and International Crimes Unit raided the home of suspected crime boss Shalom Domrani early Tuesday morning, considered by the authorities as the most wanted man in the South. Domrani and 14 of his associates were arrested in the operation, which took place in various homes in Moshav Otzem, Rishon Letzion, Ashkelon, and Bat Yam. In addition, the police also targeted a store in Ashkelon that trades in foreign currency, which they suspected was helping to fund the Domrani crime organization. Police suspect Domrani of a number of criminal activities, including money laundering. He is expected to be brought before the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court later on Tuesday for a hearing on his remand.

Related Content

Breaking news
August 22, 2018
Senior cleric says Iran will target Israel, allies if U.S. attacks