“Crooks ‘doing unprecedented damage to the reputation of Israel,’ police acknowledge, ‘which is perceived as a center that exports this kind of fraud'”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
As Israel-based financial fraud soars, police swoop on 20 suspects as part of global, FBI-led sting
by Simona Weinglass
March 4, 2017

Israel Police arrested 20 people this week in conjunction with a global FBI sting against an international crime ring that has allegedly scammed tens of millions of dollars from individuals and companies over the Internet…They are suspected, variously, of fraud, aggravated fraud, conspiring to commit crimes, threats, extortion, money laundering and running a criminal organization. The arrests are part of an ongoing investigation by police fraud officers, in conjunction with the FBI, that the Israel Police has dubbed “Case 278: Social Engineering.” READ MORE

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