The police unit «Lahav 433» Thursday, July 13, was interrogated by the wife of a businessman Mickey Ganora and former Deputy head of the Council for national security Auriela Bar Yosef. Ganor and Bar Yosef is suspected of involvement in the corruption scandal around the purchase of submarines in Germany.
Earlier magistrate’s court in Rishon LeZion extended them for five days the period of detention. They were detained on 10 July during a joint operation by officers of the Israel police, the tax office and the office for combating money laundering.
Ganor is suspected of fraud and money laundering, and Bar Yosef of bribery and making a profit under false pretenses.
According to the suspicions of the police, part of the transaction documents about the purchase of submarines in Germany was destroyed. The police believe that the documents were issued from the office of the businessman Mickey Ganora, and then destroyed by attorney Ronen Semirom.