Two owners of Florida locksmith company accused of fraudulently obtaining funds by coercing customers to pay exaggerated bills, working with third man to transfer funds by money order
Ynet Published: 11.07.09, 11:47 / Israel News
Three Israelis, including two owners of a locksmith company in Clearwater, Florida, were arrested on mail fraud charges and suspicion of instructing their employees to threaten their clients and force them to pay larger sums than what was agreed upon in advance.
Moshe Aharoni, 28, was arrested on Wednesday, when the authorities raided his company "Dependable Locks". Aharoni's partner, 31-year-old David Peer, turned himself in the next day.
A third person, 29-year-old Eliyahu Barhanun, 29, was arrested in Missouri on suspicion of conspiring to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.
Federal agents raided the business and confisca
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