6 Arabs Arrested for Multi-Million Sheikh Jarrah Real Estate Forgery Scam | The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com | Aryeh Savir & Baruch Yedid / Tazpit News Agency | 13 Tammuz 5781 – June 22, 2021

 6 Arabs Arrested for Multi-Million Sheikh Jarrah Real Estate Forgery Scam | The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com | Aryeh Savir & Baruch Yedid / Tazpit News Agency | 13 Tammuz 5781 – June 22, 2021

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Shimon Hatzadik (Sheikh Jarrah) neighborhood of Jerusalem. Apr 16, 2021

Israeli police arrested six Arabs early Tuesday morning suspected of a multi-million shekel real estate scam in eastern Jerusalem, an affair sure to send shockwaves throughout the system.

The police stated that following an undercover investigation by the Jerusalem District Police Central Unit and other groups, they were successful in exposing a plot by the suspects to illegally steal land in eastern Jerusalem.

Police units raided the suspects’ homes in Jerusalem and in the Arab town of Taibeh in the center of the country, arrested the suspects and searched for additional documents suspected of being forged by them.

The suspects, which included lawyers and prominent businessmen, used a sophisticated scheme of forged documents and fraudulent activities to seize state-owned land in eastern Jerusalem. Some of the…

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