Police arrest man, 30, for allegedly subverting fraud probe

December 16, 2010 14:23


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Police fraud and corruption detectives on Thursday arrested a 30-year-old man on suspicion that he leaked information regarding a fraud investigation examining haredi yeshivot suspected of inflating the number of students recorded as belonging to yeshivot for the purpose of receiving extra Education Ministry grants.

The man in question was alleged to have passed internal office document from received from a private investigation firm that was hired by the Education Ministry to investigate the suspicious numbers.

The suspect was brought to court to have his remand set later in the day.

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