Former MK Ofer Hugi convicted of fraud

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 25, 2006 12:38

 
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The Jerusalem District Court on Monday convicted former Shas MK Ofer Hugi for defrauding the government out of NIS 3.5 million while serving as director-general of two school systems established by Jerusalem Rabbi Shmuel Elbaz. Hugi was convicted of forgery in aggravated circumstances, making use of a forged document and obtaining by deceit in aggravated circumstances. Each count carries a penalty of up to five years.

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