7 arrested on suspicion of running illegal online gambling ring

Seven people were arrested and 15 others were detained for questioning on suspicion of running an illegal online gambling ring, worth hundreds of millions of shekels a year, police announced Monday morning. They are also suspected of laundering hundreds of thousands of shekels in profits. Police said that from the investigation, which involved an undercover officer, it also emerged that several underworld figures helped the suspects launder the money via a Ramat Gan money changer who transferred part of the funds to foreign bank accounts.