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Police Unravel Drivers License for Money Scam in Northern Israel

mishAn undercover investigation during recent months by the Northern Fraud Unit of Israel Police has led to the arrest of four suspects believed involved selling drivers licenses. A 50-year-old license inspector from the north is among those in custody. He allegedly received money to pass students on their driving test. A couple, Galil residents in their 40s, are alleged of being the go-between and negotiating deals between students and testers. They reportedly received significant sums of money which their shared with the licensing officials involved in the operation.

The fourth suspect is a 44-year-old driving instructor who is accused of negotiating bribes, getting students to pay for a guaranteed success on their road test. The arrests were made on Sunday, 22 Elul. All of the suspects were arraigned in the Tiveria Magistrate Court.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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