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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