13 Suspects Arrested in Israel Aerospace Industries Corruption Scandal (excerpt)
(Source: Ha’aretz; published March 15, 2017)
By Yaniv Kubovich
Israel Police's corruption unit arrested 13 people on Wednesday following a months-long undercover investigation into the Israel Aerospace Industries.

According to the Lahav 433 unit, the suspects include a former senior IDF official, IAI employees and employees of private companies that provided services to IAI.

"The undercover investigation of this affair has so far revealed systematic criminal conduct and suspected deep corruption, which is apparently common within the Israel Aerospace Industries," Israel Police said in a statement.

Police added that charges include aggravated fraud, money laundering, theft by public officials, fraud and breach of trust. (end of excerpt)

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