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Daily Archives: April 10th, 2011

Asi Vaknin in 2009.

Asi Vaknin, a wanted Israeli mobster was arrested by U.S. authorities in Mexico yesterday and put him on a flight to the United States.  According to the indictment against Israeli Mafia bosses Meir and Yitzhak Abergil, Vaknin had been threatened and blackmailed   

Asi Vaknin’s arrest comes two months after the surprising arrest of Gabi Ben Harosh, who headed the so-called Jerusalem Gang. He was convicted of minor crimes in a plea bargain, and sentenced to community service.