Money changers in Israel knew about his intentions and cooperated with the suspect in committing money laundering crimes.
The officers of the 433 Lahav Cyber Unit today arrested a Palestinian resident of the Gaza Strip who entered Israeli territory on suspicion of terrorist financing and money laundering offenses.
The police started an investigation upon receiving information about a resident of Gaza who had converted millions of dollars into crypto-currencies in exchanges across the country.
According to the suspicion, the owners of the money changers in Israel knew about his intentions and cooperated with the suspect in committing money laundering crimes.
Today the suspect was located and arrested “red handed” while trying to convert large sums of money into crypto-currencies at the exchange in Ramat Gan and was brought to the unit’s offices for questioning.
The investigation was conducted with the cooperation of the National Headquarters for Economic Combating Terrorism, the Financial Services Division of the Capital Market Authority, the Diamond Unit, the Gaza Strip Crossings of the Tax Authority and with the support of the Cyber Department of the State Attorney’s Office.
April 4, 2023 Published by The INN Israel News