(photo credit: Israeli Police Spokesperson)
letter containing threats was attached to the window of a vehicle
belonging to Central District state prosecutor Nissim Marom in Kiryat
Ono on Tuesday. Yitzhak and Meir Abergil were arraigned on murder, money-laundering, extortion
drug trafficking charges along with three others in a Los Angeles
federal court on January 14, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Marom played a central role in the recent extradition of alleged crime family bosses Itzik and Meir Abergil to the United States.
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Following the threat, large numbers of police surrounded the area and a bomb squad conducted searches for explosives.
No suspicious items were found.
death threat, Cmdr. Yoav Seglovitch, head of the police's
Investigations and Intelligence branch, tasked the National Serious and
International Crimes Unit and the Lahav 433 Unit with investigating the
The 77-page US federal indictment includes 32 charges. Yitzhak Abergil,
the leader of the crime family, will face 11 and Meir, the crime
family’s money-manager, six.
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