On the evening of December 21 was permitted to publish information that on suspicion in bribery and sex crimes detained the head of the regional Council of mate Yehuda Moshe Dadon. The period of his detention at the request of the police extended for nine days.
In the morning the press service of the police reported that members of the police Department for combating organized crime (LAHAV-433) detained 12 employees of the regional Council of mate Yehuda. Eight people involved as witnesses in the case.
Suspect charged with taking bribes, fraud, tax violations. Two detainees suspected of Commission of sexual of sexual offences.
According to police, the regional Council operated a system of promoting the interests of contractors and businessmen in exchange for kickbacks and other dividends.
The arrest of the suspects followed a long undercover investigation, during which field investigators managed to gather evidence linking the suspects with the alleged actions.
On the morning of 21 December, the police raided the building of the regional Council, and seized documents.