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A Kiryat Shmona man is alleged to have indecently assaulted two women via video
calls, according to an indictment filed in the Nazareth Magistrate’s Court on
The indictment charges that 34-year-old David Strol contacted
the first complainant, a student, in 2009 after she put up a poster on her
college campus to advertise for a roommate.
Strol is alleged to have
taken the complainant’s telephone number from the poster and called her, saying
he was conducting an anonymous survey for the popular women’s magazine
The indictment claims Strol asked the complainant several
questions about her sexual preferences. The complainant answered, believing
Strol to be genuine, but is said to have become suspicious when he asked for her
name. She hung up when Strol said he had seen her on her college campus, the
Strol allegedly called the complainant several more
times, and said he had watched her putting up the roommate
The indictment charges that Strol called the complainant
again about a month later, this time via video call. When the complainant
answered, Strol played a video of himself naked from the waist
Strol is also alleged to have telephoned the second complainant, a
female coworker, in March and played her a similar video.
Strol is also
charged with fraudulently receiving the consent of the first complainant to
conduct a phone conversation with her by pretending to be conducting a magazine