Criminals from Lithuania pretending to be doctors and lawyers cause true scandal in Israel
Criminals from Lithuania continue to put our country’s name on the world map, and this time their targets are Lithuanian citizens living in Israel. Israeli and Lithuanian police have uncovered two international crime groups who have managed to scam a very large number of people. Prosecutors say they’ve made almost a half-million euros, but the criminals themselves say the sum is actually much higher.
… Following a long investigation, it turns out there are two crime groups operating out of the Marijampolė penitentiary tricking foreigners out of their money. Most of the money goes to the ring-leaders with the poor prisoners only getting a small portion of the money which they are allowed to spend at the prison commissary. Prisoners say their main “salary,” however, was drugs.
Full story in Lithuanian here.