Four Modi'in Ezrahi employees convicted in Trojan Horse case

The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced four additional defendants in the Trojan Horse affair, Monday. All convicts are employees of Modi'in Ezrahi, a private security firm. The four were convicted of using Internet spyware for the purpose of industrial espionage. Asaf Zlotovsky, who served as the business department's manager in the firm, was sentenced for 19 months in prison. Haim Zissman, another senior employee, was sentenced for 18 months in jail. Ron Barhoum will serve nine months in prison. Former Modi'in Ezrahi CEO Yitzhak Rett was leniently sentenced for 10 months on parole. Rett admitted to the allegations under a plea bargain and will also pay a fine of NIS 250,000. The three other defendants will also pay fines in the hundreds of thousands and their licenses as private investigators were revoked.