: The War in Protection: The Gideon fighters arrested a wanted man in Hebron tonight

The police arrested a wanted man tonight (Wednesday) on the outskirts of the city of Dhariya, near Hebron, as part of an investigation by the National Unit to Combat Economic Crime (YALK). .

The soldiers arrested the wanted man after an investigation that was opened several months ago on suspicion of extorting sponsorship fees from dozens of contractors and business owners and companies in the south of the country by the owner of the “Mirah” company from the Bedouin settlement of Tarabin in the Negev. According to the suspicion, the company he owns charged them for “security services”. The arrest of the 49-year-old suspect was extended at a hearing at the Rishon Lezion Magistrate’s Court.

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The other suspect who was arrested tonight, Juma Kadi, escaped from custody when the detectives entered the compound and was declared wanted for questioning. Intelligence information revealed that he fled to the territories of the Palestinian Authority, and as mentioned last night he was arrested in Dhariya near Hebron. The investigation revealed that he ran a security company without a license and provided the security services in violation of the law.

The investigation was conducted in cooperation with the unit for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing at the Ministry of Justice, the Negev Police, the Tax Authority, the Enforcement Division of the Directorate of Regulation and Enforcement of the Ministry of Labor, and was accompanied by the Economic Department at the Prosecutor’s Office. The detainee is suspected of committing crimes of extortion by threats, employing a guard without a guarding license, operating an office and organizing guarding services without a license, working as a personnel contractor and a service contractor without a license from the minister, false registration in corporate documents, operating with prohibited property and fraudulently receiving anything under aggravating circumstances. The scope of the offenses is estimated at a total value of tens of millions of shekels.

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