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Economy and Society: January 20, 2013‎

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The head of the transportation licensing office in Lakhish district is suspected of running a scheme for restoring cancelled licenses in return for bribes. Among others, it is suspected that the license of Armond Miara, described by the police as the head of a crime organization, has been extended several times.

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January 20th, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Local Government: March 19, 2012

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Ashdod City Council officials, including the deputy mayor and a councilman, were arrested on suspicion of involvement in fraud, money laundering, and bribery. (Haaretz)

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March 19th, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Internal Security: March 1‎‏9‏‎, 2012‎

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Senior employees at the Ashdod municipality, including a Deputy Mayor, were arrested on suspicion of aiding a crime organization to launder money and win construction tenders.

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March 19th, 2012 at 11:09 am

Internal Security: November 22, 2011

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Nazih Sa’yid, a police officer, was fired from the police, after being suspected of serving as a bodyguard for a criminal.

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November 22nd, 2011 at 8:21 pm

Police: May 24, 2001

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A police officer of the Gelilot station was arrested on suspicion of selling weapons to criminals, and of copying confidential information from police computers.

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May 24th, 2011 at 4:38 pm