Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto was released from prison early Wednesday morning after serving a one-year sentence for bribery. The senior police commander Ephraim Bracha, who was involved in the corruption scandal, later committed suicide.
Yoshiyahu Pinto, an Israeli rabbi who has counseled such celebrities as LeBron James, entered prison to serve a one-year term for bribery.
Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, the powerful Israeli rabbi, has faced major legal setbacks in court rulings on both sides of the Atlantic this week.
The July 5 suicide of a top Israeli police official is the second high-profile death of a person in conflict with Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto, the controversial and influential Israeli celebrity rabbi.
Yoshiyahu Pinto, an Israeli rabbi who has counseled such celebrities as LeBron James, was sentenced to a year in prison after pleading guilty to bribing a senior police official.
Celebrity Israeli Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto pleaded guilty in a Tel Aviv court to charges of bribery as part of a plea deal.
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto may have lost his home. And he could soon lose his synagogue.
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto ordered a New York City police officer to arrest his top aide’s business rival, according to allegations in a civil suit.
Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto is suspected of bullying and bribing Israeli police officers and witnesses, a 10-page court document reveals.
The rabbinate is not known as a path to riches. But for several Israeli rabbis, it is just that. The ten wealthiest Israeli rabbis own a combined fortune of over $620 million, according to a recent ranking by Forbes Israel.