Alperon's son charged with blackmailing young gamblers

Alperons son charged wi

An indictment against Elad Alperon was filed at the Tel Aviv District Court Wednesday afternoon. Elad, son of slain crime boss Ya'akov Alperon, was charged with extortion, violence and conspiring to blackmail. According to the charge sheet, Alperon and a relative scammed and threatened young men to whom they had loaned money for gambling Web sites. The prosecution requested that the accused be held in custody until the end of the legal proceedings.