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June 14, 2002
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A bank official and her father were indicted in one of the biggest embezzlement, fraud and money-laundering cases in Israel’s history. Over a period of five years, Esther Alon and her father, Avigdor Maximov, stole more than $44 million from the Trade Bank to pay the debts of her brother, Ofer Maximov, the prosecution told a Tel Aviv court Thursday.

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