Court convicts Eilat kingpin, 7 henchmen on range of crimes in 512 case

In a major series of convictions relating to the "512 Case", the Beersheba District Court on Wednesday convicted Eilat organized crime mastermind Ilan Ben Shitrit and seven of his associates of a wide range of crimes, from multiple counts of attempted murder to money-laundering, related to their criminal syndicate in the famous tourist city.

Ben Shitrit was convicted of running an illegal gambling ring, receiving illegal funds related to criminal activities and ordering or carrying out violent crimes.

Aspects of his crimes were connected with Yitzhak Abergil’s criminal organization.


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