web analytics
July 31, 2014 / 4 Av, 5774
Israel at War: Operation Protective Edge
 
 
News & Views
Sponsored Post
Visiting IDF bases and receiving briefings from IDF officers. Ultimate Mission – November 2014

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore Israel off the beaten track, feel the conflict first hand, understand the security issues and politic realities, and have an unforgettable trip!



Another Arrest In Rapfogel Case; Alleged Theft Now $7 Million

By: JTA

Authorities charged the owner of a New York insurance company with helping William Rapfogel, the former chief of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, steal more than $7 million from the organization.

The owner, Joseph Ross, was arrested and charged with a litany of crimes, including first-degree grand larceny and money laundering, according to The New York Times. The scheme, in which Rapfogel allegedly pocketed more than $1 million for himself, spanned more than two decades, according to the criminal complaint.

Ross’ company, Century Coverage in Valley Stream, N.Y., allegedly inflated invoices to Met Council. The illicit money was divided between Ross, Rapfogel and another person, the complaint said.

Rapfogel was fired from his post in August and arrested in September. At that time, the complaint listed $5 million as having been stolen. The new higher number suggests that authorities now believe the scheme involved even more money.

Ross did not enter a plea and was released on his own recognizance.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

Please use the Facebook Tab below to leave your comment:

2 Responses to “Another Arrest In Rapfogel Case; Alleged Theft Now $7 Million”

  1. Fakin’ and Shakin’

  2. Basha Kline says:

    In Rapfogel's defence, Reverend Paul Flowers, the chap who ripped off billions has overridden the amount of funds of which possibly may be stolen – working for the Co-op I believe, the organisation which boycotted Israel goods for its many stores and for this expression of hatred, the Co-op's bank has gone practically mechullah, Gd works in mysterious ways – so Rapfogel and your co-horts, you have not acted favourably toward the Jewish poverty stricken and Reverend Paul Flowers has also been a blooming greedy bast'd but what concerns me is the fact that, as in Germany during WW11, "nobody knew anything of such losses!"

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Loading Facebook Comments ...
Loading Disqus Comments ...
Current Top Story
Tunnel shaft discovered in a private home to a terror tunnel that leads in Gaza to ... who knows where?
PM Vows to Destroy All Terror Tunnels, ‘With or Without A Cease Fire’
Latest News Stories
Tunnel shaft discovered in a private home to a terror tunnel that leads in Gaza to ... who knows where?

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu promised Israelis the IDF would destroy all the Gaza terror tunnels “with or without a cease fire.”

Israel Air Force fighter jet in action.

The southern Gaza border town of Rafah became the latest target for Israeli fighter pilots Thursday morning.

An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, 2014, following heavy fighting between Israeli soldiers and Gaza terrorists.

Israel is calling up 16,000 more reservists to intensify its operation in Gaza and give current soldiers ‘breathing room.’

U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.

With all the violent hot spots around the world, only the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv reduced visa services.

Former head of German Jewry warns Jews of danger and decries others for silent complicity.

Gaza Heights” an animated video from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

This story has been taken down. No details are available for publication.

The booby-trapped building was not a UNRWA clinic, but the deceptive sign placed on the building said that it was…

What does this new Ghetto pension law mean for Holocaust Survivors and their family members?

Three IDF soldiers are dead and 15 wounded after a former medical clinic turned out to be a Hamas death trap.

Several soldiers were wounded as the IDF pounds Gaza and Hamas makes another ceasefire just another word.

War in Gaza, Arab rioting around Israel and in Jerusalem, but Jewish communities are real threat to country.

Rockets fired at Ashkelon, Ashdod in violation of ceasefire; No injuries or property damage reported.

An Italian journalist reveals that Gaza’s children are injured and even die when Hamas misfires missiles meant for Israel.

Diplomatic protest over civilian casualties in Gaza; Foreign Ministry ‘disappointed’ over one-sided move

More Articles from JTA

A chief rabbi of the Netherlands said unidentified individuals hurled stones at his home in what he said was the second anti-Semitic attack on him in a week. Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs said the latest attack took place at 5 a.m. Thursday, when two stones were hurled through a window of his home in Amersfoort. An earlier incident outside his home […]

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti, physical attacks spreads, this time to University of Oregon

Police in Berlin say about 1,000 demonstrators, most of them Palestinian, held an unregistered march protesting Israel’s actions in Gaza. Up to ten demonstrators were arrested for breach of the peace and for trying to forcibly free others already arrested in Saturday’s melee, a police spokesperson said. Rocks were thrown during the disturbance and a police officer was struck but […]

Leftists talk “peace” in Tel Aviv, but Arab family won’t accept condolence visit from Peres

38 year old man beaten with metal bars; Third of Malmö residents from Muslim-majority countries

A Jewish-Muslim family from Syria escaped from the country’s civil war to Israel.

From Australia to Argentina, Jewish communities mourn latest Palestinian atrocity.

    Latest Poll

    Do you think the FAA ban on US flights to Israel is political?






    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/another-arrest-in-rapfogel-case-alleged-theft-now-7-million/2013/11/17/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: