Israel Police requests documents from Bank Leumi as part of criminal investigation

Today, the Israel Police requested the court’s permission to produce documents from three Bank Leumi branches as part of an ongoing money laundering investigation.
Under investigation Photo credit: Miriam Alster/ Flash 90/ Channel 2 News

This morning (Wednesday), the Israel Police filed an order requesting the court to produce documents from three Bank Leumi branches as part of a money laundering investigation.

According to suspicions, Bank Leumi assisted US citizens avoid tax payments in the US. The police are investigating the bank’s senior-level executives at the time Eitan Raff and Galia Maor.

State Attorney ordered criminal investigation Photo credit: Channel 2 News

Approximately two weeks ago, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit instructed the Israel Police to open a criminal investigation against the former executives. The affair, which was initially reported by Kan News, was exposed when it was discovered that Bank Leumi paid US authorities approximately 400 million dollars as part of a plea bargain.



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