2 teens suspected of extorting 13-year-old out of NIS 50,000

Two teens, aged 14 and 15, have been arrested on suspicion of extorting a 13-year-old boy out of a staggering NIS 50,000 over a year-and-a-half, police in Rehovot said Sunday. The case emerged after the boy's parents noticed that the money had gone missing. Police said the two suspects admitted to the offense.