Attorney General Yehuda Weinsten has instructed police to begin investigation into information received in recent days that alleges a senior judge committed financial and sexual offenses, it was cleared for publication on Friday.
According to the claims, the judge failed to report some of his income to the tax authorities, and in this committed tax and fraud offenses.
It was also claimed that the judge committed one or several sexual offenses. According to the claims, at least some of the acts were committed years ago, so the statute of limitations may apply to them.
This preliminary investigation was not at first substantiated with hard evidence, but did include names of people with alleged ties to the case.