Police arrested senior El Al official Rami Yogev on Monday on suspicios of being involved in a large-scale drug trafficking operation.
Yogev, 53, is the manager of the Development and Resources Department at El Al and serves as the liaison between El Al and the Shin Bet, which determines the security arrangements for EL AL flights and their representatives abroad.
According to the the Israel Police’s Unit of International Crime Investigations, Yogev allegedly used his security clearance and free access to company’s planes to smuggle large amounts of cocaine to Israel. Yogev allegedly was part of a network of drug smuggler swho brought in nearly 15 kilograms of cocaine from between Johannesburg, South Africa, to Israel.
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