Acting Bezeq chair, political adviser remanded in money laundering probe

The Rishon Lezion Magistrate’s Court extends the remand of acting Bezeq chairman David Granot and political adviser Tal Silberstein for three days.

Granot and Silberstein were arrested earlier today along with three others on a battery of charges, including money laundering, obstruction of justice and bribery.

According to a police statement, Granot and Silberstein will remain in custody until Thursday.

After the arrests, police declined to comment on the specifics of the current investigation, but confirmed that diamond mogul Beny Steinmetz was among those arrested.