Remand of five of six yeshiva fraud suspects extended

By JONAH MANDEL
November 26, 2010 13:04

The remand of five of the six yeshiva managers suspected of defrauding the state of millions of shekels was extended on Friday till Tuesday. The sixth was released on bail to home arrest.

Police believe the men, who were arrested on Sunday, produced fraudulent identity cards to create the appearance of greater numbers of students in their institutions, which receive financial support on a per capita basis from the Education Ministry.

The police investigation continues.


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