Owners of premier soccer league team said among 8 arrested in fraud case

Eight folks have been arrested on Monday morning on suspicion of fraud and tax evasion, police said.

As acknowledged by Hebrew media experiences, among these detained have been the house owners of a an Israeli premier league soccer team.

The suspects weren’t named by police.

All of the suspects have been questioned underneath warning on suspicion of alleged involvement in fraud, conspiracy to commit a crime, tax offenses, and cash laundering, police said.

“The suspicion is that that those involved, each in his own way, worked together to commit tax and money laundering offenses by using legitimate companies as a cover for criminal activities,” the police assertion said, with out elaborating.

After a interval of undercover operations, an investigation was opened by the Lahav 433 anti-fraud unit “in light of evidence that raised concerns of a financial crime.”

Police additionally performed searches of the suspects’ properties and places of work in addition to making use of “extensive economic enforcement.”

The investigation is being dealt with by the unit, in coordination with tax authorities and the state prosecution, police said.

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