Tag archive for ‘jail’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

“Spare me, I wasn’t born yesterday”, Judge said then promptly thrown fugitive former Comverse CEO in jail

  Federal court in Brooklyn, N.Y.,  denied bail to Jacob “Kobi’ Alexander,  the Israeli fugitive who was hiding in Namibia 10 years rather than face criminal charges in millions of dollars stock-options More...

Ynet News On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Prisoner Rehabilitation Authority recommends early release for former president Katsav

Four months after recommending not to grant former president Moshe Katsav an early release because he has not expressed remorse for his actions, the Prisoner Rehabilitation Authority is now recommending releasing More...

News On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Court rejects Rabbi Pinto’s final appeal, jail begins next week

  The final appeal of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto to prevent his prison sentence from being carried out in full was refused by the courts on Monday. Rabbi Pinto, who has been convicted of corruption,  had asked More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Uri Avnery: A Bribery Case

WHEN THE State of Israel was founded, the new foreign minister, Moshe Sharett, did something that seemed quite natural. He sold his private apartment. In his new function, he was accorded an official More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Charities Distance Themselves from Disgraced Financier Jeffrey Epstein

Some charities that have received money from U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein said they are reviewing their relationships with him or will decline to accept any future gifts from him in the wake of recent allegations More...

Eli Horn On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

U.S. Law Enforcement Using Facebook to Find Suspects, Collect Evidence

Facebook has become a useful tool of law enforcement authorities in their continuing efforts to locate suspects and gather information on crimes, as shown by several recent cases. A suspect in three burglaries More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

ACLU Takes Action to Prevent Jailing of Poor People over Nonpayment of Debt

A federal lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. to challenge debt collection practices that have resulted in the jailing of people simply because they are poor, according to an ACLU press release. The American More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s Fraudster Jumps In Hoboken Dumpster To Evade Arrest

A Brooklyn man who bought 12 $100 gift cards with a fake credit card at a Ben & Jerry’s at Hoboken, New Jersey, dropped a pile of phony credit cards and jumped into a dumpster in an attempt to More...

Lilach Weissman On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Egyptian Poet Fatima Naoot on Trial for Insulting Abraham and Islam

Abraham, who is an important figure in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, was the subject of a Facebook post by Egyptian poet Fatima Naoot that could land her in jail for up to 3 years, according to Reuters. More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Chutzpah Today: Jeffrey Epstein Denounces ‘Media Frenzy’ over Court Case

Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender accused of forcing a 17-year-old girl to have sex with his friend Prince Andrew, has struck out at the press in his first formal statement since the reigniting More...

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