Fugitive CEO hosts luxury simcha


An Israeli-American millionaire on the run from the FBI threw a luxurious bar mitzvah in his African hideaway.

Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, the former CEO of Comverse Technology, flew some 250 guests from Israel and the United States to Namibia over the weekend to attend the bar mitzvah of his oldest son.

Alexander fled the United States two years ago as federal authorities issued a warrant for his arrest on suspicion of securities fraud. He has set up a new home with his wife and three children in Windhoek, where he enjoys immunity from extradition.


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