Israeli businessman shot dead in Brazil

32-year-old father of three came under fire in Brazilian city of Foruzela while driving his car; murder may have been linked to a work dispute

By
April 21, 2011 20:57
1 minute read.
Seized weapons (illustrative)

weapons. (photo credit: Israel Police)

 
X

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 uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • 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

An Israeli businessman was shot dead by gunmen on a motorcycle in the Brazilian city of Foruzela on Thursday.

The murder victim, a 32-year-old father of three, worked as the manager of a car dealership.

RELATED:
'Ultra violent racketeering' crime ring smashed by police
Underworld figure shot dead at Rishon Lezion junction

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


He was driving his car when he came under fire, and attempted to evade his assassins, before crashing into a post.

Brazilian police said the man was struck by bullets five times. His family has donated his organs to others.

Local Brazilian media said the shooting may have been linked to a work-related dispute, possibly involving a customer who claimed he had been wrongly charged in a vehicle transaction.

Police said the shooting was a mystery, adding that the gunshot victim had no criminal record.

Ma'ariv said the man was married to a local Jewish woman, was a member of Jewish organizations, and had been living in the city for two and a half years.


Related Content

U.S. President Donald Trump receives a football from Russian President Vladimir Putin
July 20, 2018
Trump invites Putin to Washington despite U.S. uproar over Helsinki summit

By REUTERS