Archive for the ‘forgery’ tag
Former Interior Ministry Director-General, Gabi Maimon, will be indicted (pending a hearing), on suspicion of purchasing land plots without meeting the conditions of the tender, instead utilizing straw men and forged documents.
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The State Comptroller has published his report on the “Harpaz document” scandal. The report says that those in IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi’s office and his associates led a campaign to gather dirt on Defense Minister Ehud Barak and that Ashkenazi was at least partially aware. Further, the report determines that Chief of Staff aide, Col. Erez Weiner, discussed ways of obtaining slanderous information about Barak and his surroundings with Boaz Harpaz, who forged the Harpaz document. (Haaretz)
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The Jerusalem District Court ordered the eviction of six settler families from a Palestinian house they invaded in Tel Rumeida neighbourhood in Hebron by May 15, after ruling that the purchase documents presented by the settlers were forged.
The Civil Service Commission is investigating a suspicion that a senior employee of the Prime Minister’s Office forged a legal opinion by the PMO’s legal bureau in order to legitimize a private donation to the office.
(Hebrew - Nana10)
The civil service commission is investigating a suspicion that a senior employee in the Prime Minister’s office forged a legal opinion by the legal department in order to clear a personal donation to the office.
Illegal outposts built in the West Bank on private Palestinian land are surrounded by a large “security” ring which prevents Palestinian from accessing their land even if it is not part of the outpost. Dror Etkes of Peace Now measured the size of the security ring around outposts and found that although the Pisgat Ya’akov outpost takes up only 30 dunams of Palestinian land, the ring adds 640 dunams of private land. Migron subsumes 360 dunams inside the ring road while the buildings stand on an area of about 76 dunams. At Migron, Amona and Pisgat Ya’akov there have also been attempts to forge land sales. Only at Givat Assaf have the attempts led to an indictment, which was filed in 2007 against two inhabitants of East Jerusalem.
The Administration of Population and Immigration in East Jerusalem ordered the deportation of a resident of the city after a hearing. However,the resident and his lawyer contend that the hearing never took place, although the Interior Ministry issued a protocol of the hearing. HaMoked (“The Center for the Defence of the Individual”) argues that the protocol was forged by the Ministry of the Interior, but the Ministry says that this was merely a technical error.
A an administrative flight-squadron commander, an Lieutenant Colonel by rank, is suspected of having forged documents which led to the decision to dismiss a Petty Officer. (Hebrew)
Police investigators assume that high-ranking officers, both retired and currently serving, were involved in the forgery of the Gallant Document, which specifies the details of the alleged media strategy for General Yoav Gallant.
The Military Police suspects that an officer and soldier sold personal effects confiscated from passengers on the Mavi Marmar, the Turkish ship that sailed to Gaza. According to suspicions, the two sold laptop computers to three other soldiers. All persons involved in the case were arrested.